[CentOS-docs] Re: rpm for r8168
amyagi at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 19:33:17 UTC 2008
On Feb 8, 2008 6:11 PM, Manuel Wolfshant <wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro> wrote:
> On 02/09/2008 03:48 AM, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> > Or could you also provide the instructions that
> > will help "newbies" install this driver? There was someone who was
> > looking for the driver for this particular card. He could not
> > understand the wiki and therefore was asking if there is some easier
> > method.
> Well, IF a link to the rpm would be added in the wiki, it SHOULD contain
> something along the following lines:
> In order to use this driver <link to driver here>, you will need
> the dkms package available from rpmforge. Please add this repository to
> your list of local repositories (as described in
> http://wiki.centos.org/Repositories) and run the following commands:
> yum install dkms --enablerepo rpmforge
> rpm -Uvh <link to dkms-r8168.noarch.rpm> [*]
> Maybe also add some words about the benefit of dkms over lkmdl...
OK, here is another test. There is another person in the forum who
needs the driver. I posted this:
Hope this works out for him.
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