[wplug] Ethernet Card

Rafael Herrera vze26vn8 at verizon.net
Thu Nov 29 10:37:17 EST 2001

Romano, Christopher wrote:

> I have 2 NICs in my machine and I can't get one working.  I believe that it
> is a Kingston but not sure.  I looked at the numbers on it and it says SMC
> 83C795QF P which I believe is the chipset.  I can't find what mod that it
> uses.  I tried going to kingston's website but it's down.  I don't know if
> they are out of business or that their site is just down.  Also when I do an
> ifconfig I get lo and eth0 which is good.  When I do ifconfig -a it also
> list dummy0.  Shouldn't it say eth1?

If the card is PCI, 'lspci' should give you an identity.

If you have an identity string, search the kernel sources for a similar 

cd /usr/src/linux
find . -name "*.[ch]" -exec grep -Hn string {} \;

Look at the files that match and what driver they belong to.


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