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Hi! Iam very new to LINUX;I donot even know the basics of it.I have a problem in setting up my LAN card(Realtek RL8139) on a REDHAT 7.2 system.The kernel version ...
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- 05-14-2004 #1
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- May 2004
Iam very new to LINUX;I donot even know the basics of it.I have a problem in setting up my LAN card(Realtek RL8139) on a REDHAT 7.2 system.The kernel version is 2.4.*(I donot know the number in place of *).Iam looking out for tips and rules of configuring the network card.Please provide me any/all info.Some of the info I collected is as follows:
"#cat /proc/pci" gives a large amount of data;I collected the relevant one: Bus 1,device 2,function 0: Ethernet controller:Realtek Semiconductor Co.,Ltd. RL-8139 (rev 16) IRQ 11 Master capable. Latency=32. Min Gnt=32,Max Lat=64. I/O at oxc000 [0xc0ff] Non-prefetchable 32bit memory at 0xd4000000 [0xd40000ff] "#cat /etc/modules.conf" gives alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc alias eth0 8139too alias sound-slot-0 i810_audio <Some other info.> alias usb-controller usb-uhci "#cat /proc/modules" & "#lsmod" ide-cd 27072 0(autoclean) cdrom 28512 0(autoclean)[ide-cd] i810_audio 14544 0(autoclean) ac97_codec 8832 0(autoclean)[i810_audio] soundcore 4464 2(autoclean)[i810_audio] i810 65984 1 agpgart 27584 6(autoclean) binfat_misc 6416 1 autofs 11520 0(autoclean)(unused) 8139too 12832 0(unused) ipchains 3920 0 usb-uhci 21536 0(unused) usbcore 51712 1[usb-uhci] "#/sbin/ifconfig -a eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:A1:B0:0A:08:4A BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen=100 RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b) Interrupt:11 Base address:0x8000 lo Link encap:Local Loopback inetaddr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1 RX packets:152 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:152 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen=0 RX bytes:9906 (9.6 Kb) TX bytes:9906 (9.6 Kb) "#cat /etc/resolv.conf" nameserver 172.20.1.1 nameserver 18.104.22.168 "#cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0" DEVICE=Eth0:0 BOOTPROTO=dhcp ONBOOT=yes TYPE=Ethernet USERCTL=no PEERDNS=no
- 05-14-2004 #2
Can you post the output of lsmod please? Also how do you get your IP? Is it DHCP or statically assigned at the station?"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime, doubly so."
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- 05-14-2004 #3
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- May 2004
Sorry to ask,but what is lsmod and what is it meant for?Anyway the output of lsmod and cat /proc/modules is the same and is mentioned above.If IP address obtainig method can be obtained by looking at BOOTPROTO in "/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0", then it is dhcp.
It is also posted in the earlier code section.Actually, I want my IP address to be statically assigned by myself.The problem is that I would be denied access to the network if I were on a diferent IP address.