LINUX.TXT Driver File Contents (DE528.zip)

   LINUX 1.2.13

   Introduction
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   This document describes the procedure to install driver on Linux 1.2.13
   for DE-528 PCI Ethernet adapter.

   Location of driver  /linux/lin8029.tar

   INSTALL
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   1. Login as root user. Using the cp command to copy the "lin8029.tar"
      files from the drivers' diskette into the Linux directory.
      # mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 /mnt
      # cp /mnt/linux/lin8029.tar /

   2. Extract drivers from the "lin8029.tar" file.
      # cd /
      # tar -xvf lin8029.tar

   3. To include networking and DE-528 support in your kernel:
      # cd /usr/src/linux
      # make config (answer yes on CONFIG_NET and CONFIG_INET and Realtek)
         a. "Network device support?"  ------> y
         b. When system prompts "Realtek cards?", answer 'y'.
         c. Then answer 'y' to the "RTL8029 support" item.
      # make clean
      # make depend
      # make zlilo (or whatever magic you usually do)

   4. Do "sync" and reboot the new kernel with a DE-528 adapter
      connected.

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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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