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How do I install the 8139 Realtek drivers in RHEL 5.0?

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You might find this link useful:

http://faizsulaiman.com/install-nic-driver-realtek-rtl8139810x-on-linux/

It runs you through downloading the driver, compiling and installing it, and configuring and testing the interface.

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check whether you have any Ethernet configured.

# dmesg | grep eth
# dmesg | grep 8139

and see whether the kernel has detected your card. Finally,

# lsmod | grep 8139

will show whether the 8139 driver is loaded.

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