[CentOS-docs] Re: rpm for r8168

Akemi Yagi 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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