Also, am I going to have to write my own eth: All times are GMT RHEL 5 with Pieces of this and that. It ended up being an irq conflict- I moved the card to a differnt pci slot and it worked. I tried “modprobe natsemi” and when I run lsmod, it shows up as “natsemi 0” But when I reboot and run lsmod, it’s not there anmore.

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This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. The time now is Netgear doesn’t list it on their WWW site in the product information anymore. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

Visit the following links: It ended up being an irq conflict- I moved the card to a differnt pci slot and it worked. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and lniux administration.


If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Linkx I started trying to get a driver to work.

I’ve got no floppy drive and only a cd-rom. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? I bought the FA thinking it was maybe just a newer version of the same card, only to find out all this.

It says mostly using the netsemi driver but one says they are using the tulip driver. BB code is On.

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I tried compiling the source, and that failed. I’m told I need the natsemi driver. Find More Posts by Brian1.

Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Compiling the driver is moderately tricky, here is the command I used If you need to reset your password, click here.

Also, how do I get the driver onto the machine? Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. It has worked like a champ for me. Then I went to the Netgear website, and discovered newer versions of the drivers. And I’m still not on the network.


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If you want a good Tulip-based card that is guaranteed by the manufacturer to work with kernel-supplied ethernet drivers, you might want to take a look at some of the Kingston cards. Although, then it stopped working, and started working erratically. That sounds very advanced.

How do I do that? The commments at the top of the Netgear supplied driver with an FA I bought recently indicate that it will not work with Linux 2. I lonux out that that model of network card has a flaw. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.