Some time ago, I had got this cheap Intex branded LAN card, which had
a chip saying RTL8139D on it (I think it is actually RTC8139 or
RSL8139, not sure).
The card does not work with a kernel from the 2.6.x series. lspci
identifies the card as "Ethernet controller: Hangzhou Silan
Microelectronics Co., Ltd. Unknown device 2031 (rev 01)"
After quite a bit of searching around the net, I found that their a
vendor provided driver for 2.4, but *not* for 2.6. Some more googling
later, found that Cesar Eduardo Barros had written a driver that was
scheduled to go into 2.6.20, but is now slated for 2.6.21.
The driver patch is available at:
I am using the patch with a 2.6.20 machine running Slamd64, and works
OK for me.
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