[CentOS] Intel D425KT Motherboard / Realtek RTL8105E

Fri Aug 17 17:55:00 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Tim Nelson wrote:
> Greetings-
> I'm attempting to get CentOS 5.5 x86 (yes, very specific version required
> for specific software usage scenario... don't ask) running on an Intel
> D425KT mini-ITX motherboard. Everything works fine, with the exception of
> the onboard ethernet, which is a Realtek RTL8105E chip. The stock CentOS
> installation attempts to use the r8169 driver, which does not work. I've
> been around the block a few times dealing with Realtek interfaces and
> their driver hell, but this one is stumping me.
I've got a baaad feeling about this. Have you considered returning the m/b
for a replacement?