[CentOS-docs] Re: rpm for r8168

Manuel Wolfshant wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro
Fri Feb 8 23:11:19 UTC 2008

On 02/06/2008 05:06 PM, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> Hello
>    I've just been hit by one of the chipsets described at 
> http://wiki.centos.org/HardwareList/RealTekRTL8111b. Because
> a) it does not work with the stock driver included in Centos 5.1 and
> b) I am very lazy and I do not like manually compiling modules each 
> time a new kernel is installed (not to mention that I never forget 
> anything, except for the important things which always go under the 
> radar unnoticed)
> I ripped the r1000 rpm from rpmforge and created a dkms based rpm for 
> the r8168 driver.
>    Since others might find a use for it too, I have uploaded the rpm 
> (and it's corresponding source) at 
> http://wolfy.fedorapeople.org/dkms-r8168/. I am also thinking of 
> linking to it from the above mentioned wiki page. What do you think ?
>                Manuel
    So, any objections to editing 
http://wiki.centos.org/HardwareList/RealTekRTL8111b and adding a 
reference to my package ? Or maybe substitute suggestions / corrections 
to my proposal ...  ?


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