INSTALL.TXT Driver File Contents (

Realtek CardBus Ethernet Card Installation on Linux

1. Compile the source code :
 ->Copy the source code rtl8139.c (ver 1.08 above) to a directory
   and execute "gcc -DCARDBUS -DMODULE -D__KERNEL__ -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes 
   -O6 -c rtl8139.c -o realtek_cb.o -I/usr/src/linux/pcmcia-cs-3.0.9/include/"
   The directory "pcmcia-cs-3.0.9" stands for the card service version you 
   use. Please change it to the version on your system in order to include 
   proper .h file. The final file is realtek_cb.o

2. Copy driver :
 ->Copy the file "realtek_cb.o" to "/lib/modules/2.2.14-5.0/pcmcia"

3. Edit config:
 ->Add 5 lines to the file "/etc/pcmcia/config"
   # Device driver definitions
   device "realtek_cb"					 (==>Add 1/5)
     class "network" module "cb_enabler", "realtek_cb"   (==>Add 2/5) 


   # CardBus Cards

   card "Realtek CardBus Ethernet Card"			(==>Add 3/5)
     manfid 0x0000, 0x024C				(==>Add 4/5)
     bind "realtek_cb"					(==>Add 5/5)

   The values 0x0000, 0x024C are JEDEC ID and can be read by typing 
   "cardctl ident" on console with one card on socket.

4. Edit linuxconf
 ->Type "linuxconf" and choose "Config"-->"Networking"-->"Client tasks"-->
   "Basic host information". Select an adapter, enable it, and type "realtek_cb"
   on "Kernel module" and "eth0" (or eth1, eth2) on "Net device". Click on 
   "Accept" button and "Act/change" button.

5. Restart the computer.

6. More information about kernel compile:
   More information about install: man pcmcia 
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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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