[ILUG] Problems with detection of network card in Redhat 7.0
Niall O Broin
niall at magicgoeshere.com
Tue Nov 20 15:18:30 GMT 2001
> did a recent install of Redhat 7.0
> my network card didn't get detected.
> it is a TRUST 100Mbps PCI Network card.
> i email technical support looking for the chipset of the card, but, they
> replied saying that they do not support any unix based O/S's.
> any ideas? (apart from buying a new network card)
An awful lot of cheap cards use the RTL8139 chipset so my first approach
would definitely be to try that. If that doesn't work, tehn take the card
out and look at the biggest chip on it for name/numbers. If OTOH the biggest
chip says "TRUST NIC" or somesuch then the simple approach isn't going to
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