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 = 0x10Download Driver Pack
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