Subject: Re: Realtek 8139 10/100 Ethernet?
To: John Kohl <>
From: Thilo Manske <Thilo.Manske@HEH.Uni-Oldenburg.DE>
List: current-users
Date: 02/21/2000 02:23:40
On Sun, Feb 20, 2000 at 07:45:40PM -0500, John Kohl wrote:
> I have a D-LINK DFE-530TX+ which seems to really be a Realtek 8139
> 10/100 Ethernet.
> The chip has "DL10038" in big letters, then 9715651, 931D TAIWAN
> on it.
Then it's probably no RealTek. :-)

The Realteks have usually the letters "RTL" followed by the number
(8019/8129/8139/whatever) printed on the case.

The DFE 530TX(no plus) I have has an DL10030, detected as 
VIA VT3043 (Rhine) by the kernel. I guess the DL10038 you have
has an integrated PHY (single chip chipset).

> I thought the tlp driver would handle these (I saw mail recently, but
> didn't save it, from Jason about something similar to this).
Have you tried vr (+ukphy)?
(But AFAIK there are still some "issues" with the vr driver/DFE530TX
and someone is working on them.)

> 1.4T (supped today) didn't configure it.
A GENERIC kernel? (ie with all drivers)?

BTW: The RealTek driver is rl (+ukphy).
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