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    Unable to activate NIC

    I have realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC, i am new to linux so i don't know too much about what to do but what i did is this..
    1. system-network-config
    it show my card eht0 as deactivated, but when i try to activate it, it give me an error of unable to intailze...invalid SCOSIFLAG....
    i have also tried ifconfig command....but still gives me the same error....even at intialization of the system bringing up eht0 fails...
    The card is working fine on windows XP....

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    Linux Guru AlexK's Avatar
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    Feb 2005
    can you post back the exact error messages it returns, also the result from this command:
    dmesg | grep eth
    dmesg | grep RTL8139
    save it to a text file, then post back what it returns.
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