rtl8169.c -- RTL8169 Linux driver version 1.0 1. This driver supports Realtek RTL8169 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter in linux kernel 2.2.x. 2. Installation steps: (1)Compiling rtl8169.c "gcc -DMODULE -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O6 -c rtl8169.c". (2)Move the object code rtl8169.o to the directory "/lib/modules/2.2.14-5.0/net". "cp rtl8169.o /lib/modules/2.2.14-5.0/net" (3)Insert module to kernel. "insmod rtl8169" (4)Check driver status "dmesg" 3. The media can be forced to one of the 5 modes as follows. The link speed and duplex mode can be forced in 5 modes. Command:"insmod rtl8169 media = SET_MEDIA" Ex: "insmod rtl8169 media = 0x04" will force link mode to be 100Mpbs Half-duplex. SET_MEDIA can be: _10_Half = 0x01 _10_Full = 0x02 _100_Half = 0x04 _100_Full = 0x08 _1000_Full = 0x10Download Driver Pack
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