Unless I’m mistaken it uses the standard tulip driver, so it should be supported right out of the box by any modern distribution. That why it also a favouritem of many people. They’ve been advertised for some time now in the Linux Journal. Oh, and also please post the output of the command: MII transceiver 1 config status advertising 01e1. I tried the precompiled, and that failed, not surprisingly. Linux Support Linux has supported these cards for quite some time.

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which driver for Netgear FA310TX

They’ve been advertised for some time now in the Linux Journal. Because I cannot test this, I can’t guarantee if it’s going to work: The commments at the top of the Netgear supplied driver with an FA I bought recently indicate that it will not work with Linux 2. Anyone know where I can fine one? Your milage may vary, of course.


Quicker than trying to hunt through the thousands of “help guides” to find a solution. All times are GMT After running “ifconfig” you should have seen two devices, eth0 and lo. Compiling the driver is moderately tricky, here is the command I used Help answer threads with 0 replies. I just installed RedHat 8. From the console, type in: I tried compiling the source, and that failed. Wasn’t willing to go to the effort until I knew for sure.

Mon Feb 04, 5: Then I went to the Netgear website, and discovered newer versions of the drivers. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Many of them use additional drivers besides the main driver itself for initialization that not even windows gets right at times.

The newer models might use a “new Tulip” driver or something like that. Every distro in the world supports it.

FA310TX – PCI Adapter

Linux Support Linux has supported these cards for quite some time. Again I have had no problems using the card under XP.


I’ve seen them detected as Lite On also. I think I’ll just format and reinstall.

For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Then I started trying to get a driver to work. Can’t get 2 NICs working. The driver is written by Donald Becker, and can be found on the www.

It found the network card identified it as a Lite-On of some sortand I chose to configure it.

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