Subject: Re: Realtek 8100 Network Card
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Daniel Bolgheroni <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/23/2003 18:15:28
Yes, I would like to receive your dmesg output. I can't compare dmesg
right now because I didn't buy the machine yet.
On Wed, 24 Dec 2003 01:44:56 +0500
"Ian Zagorskih" <email@example.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Daniel Bolgheroni" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <current-users@NetBSD.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 23, 2003 10:39 PM
> Subject: Realtek 8100 Network Card
> > Hi,
> > I'm looking for a ECS A900 notebook (low-end) to buy, but I need to
> > know if there are drivers for, at least, the network device, a
> > Realtek 8100.
> > Looking at the ECS homepage, at the drivers section, the driver I
> > found is for Realtek 8139, but at the specification section, the
> > webpage tells the network card is a built-in Realtek 8100. Is 8100
> > the serie of 8139?
> > Also, running NetBSD with Realtek 8139 network cards, I can only use
> > cards with RTL8139D (note the D revision) chipset, not with RTL8139B
> > nor RTL8139C. Is this a driver issue?
> I'm running NetBSD 1.6.1/i386 with RTL8100 pretty well at this moment
> so you have all chanses it will work for you too. AFAIU 8100 is
> compatible with 8139.
> If you like i can send dmesg output to verify if we have the same
> // wbr