[CentOS-docs] r8169 Update

Linux Rockz LinuxRockz at Gmail.com
Sat Oct 6 17:01:19 UTC 2007

Kirk Bocek wrote:
> Bill, your CentOS 5 RTL8110 page should probably be updated. I've confirmed
> that there's a newer r8169 driver in the kernel that works with the RTL8110.
> RealTek's web site now carries the new r8169 instead of the r1000.
> The newer driver fixed a problem I was having on one host so we should
> probably recommend it over the older r1000.
> I've updated my CentOS 4 page.
> Kirk Bocek
> http://wiki.centos.org/HardwareList/CentOS5/RealTek/r1000
> http://wiki.centos.org/HardwareList/RealTekr1000
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After removing the r1000 driver and rebooting to kernel-2.6.18-8.1.14,
my realtek does not work using the r8169 module.

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