Re: offshore RTL8029 chip

Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo (
Fri, 14 Feb 1997 01:56:24 +0000 (GMT)

Just include PCI and NE2000 support directly into the kernel, no modules,
and you be all set!


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On Thu, 6 Feb 1997, Graham Mitchell wrote:

> > Greetings,
> > Does anyone have / has anyone done, a driver for a Taiwanese PCI ethernet
> > combo board. It is marketed as an ACER: ALN-201. It uses a controller chip,
> > noticed when lifting up the ACER sticker, RTL8029. Any information would be
> > much appreciated. I'm using 2.0.28 now but plan to jump to the 2.1.x series
> > when time permits. Thanks in advance, Andy:)
> I have one of these cards too, except in the UK it's marketed as a no
> name clone card by quite a few places (I got mine from simply
> computers). It works well under Win95, and WinNT, but I'd like a
> Linux driver for one too, so any information would be appreciated. If
> someone already has a driver and is looking for Alpha/Beta testers,
> let me know please.
> Graham
> Linux is like a Vorlon. It is incredibly powerful, gives terse,
> cryptic answers and has a lot of things going on in the background.