readme.txt Driver File Contents (SW-0D-PG20-S-01_20V1.0.zip)

r8169.c -- RTL8169s/8110s Linux driver version 1.3 <2003-06-20>

1. This driver supports RealTek RTL8169s/8110s Gigabit Ethernet driver for Linux kernel 2.4.x.

2. Installation steps:
   (1)Compiling r8169.c using 'Makefile'.
	"make"
      
      <NOTE>Please remember to ASSIGN "NEW_INCLUDE_PATH" in Makefile according to linux kernel.
	
   (2)Move r8169.o to the directory "/lib/modules/<kernel>/kernel/drivers/net".
  	"cp r8169.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 r8169"

   (4)Check driver status 
	"dmesg"

3. The media can be forced to one of the 5 modes as follows.
	Cmd: "insmod r8169 media = SET_MEDIA"
	For example:
         "insmod r8169 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
  
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