Linux 2.4.x =========== This document contains instructions on installing Linux driver and adjusting speed for D-Link DGE-528T Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Installing Driver: ------------------ dge528.c -- DGE-528T Linux driver version 1.6 1. This driver supports D-Link DGE-528T Gigabit Ethernet Adapter for Linux kernel 2.4.x. 2. Installation steps: (1)Compiling dge528.c using 'Makefile'. "make" <NOTE>Please remember to ASSIGN "NEW_INCLUDE_PATH" in Makefile according to linux kernel. (2)Move dge528.o to the directory "/lib/modules/<kernel>/kernel/drivers/net". "cp dge528.o /lib/modules/<kernel>/kernel/drivers/net" where <kernel> represents the kernel version, say 2.4.18-3 in Red Hat 7.3 (3)Insert module by "insmod dge528.o" (4)Check driver status "dmesg" 3. The media can be forced to one of the 5 modes as follows. Cmd: "insmod dge528 media = SET_MEDIA" For example: "insmod dge528 media = 0x04" will force PHY to operate in 100Mpbs Half-duplex. SET_MEDIA can be: _10_Half = 0x01 _10_Full = 0x02 _100_Half = 0x04 _100_Full = 0x08 _1000_Full = 0x10 Force media type for multiple cards could be performed as: "insmod dge528 media=0x04,0x10" which force PHY to operate at 100Mbps half-duplex and 1000Mbps full-duplex. <NOTE> If on Red Hat 7.2, please add two lines to include header files and mark one line for timer structure as follows: #include <linux/timer.h> #include <linux/init.h> .................. // typedef struct timer_list timer_tDownload Driver Pack
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