Mandrake and Linksys

Has anyone ever got a Linksys 10/100 LAN card to work with Mandrake??  I've got the tulip.c file, but it gives me warnings when I compile it according to the directions in the file.  
scottd1978Asked:
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freesourceCommented:
How are you compiling it?  Have you taken a look at the directions at the Linksys site:

http://www.linksys.com/support/solution/nos/linux_lne100tx.htm#kernel

Have you read Donald's Beckers page:

http://cesdis.gsfc.nasa.gov/linux/drivers/tulip.html

The answer to your question is yes.  I have personally used drivers by Donald Becker with great success.  Once you get the module compiled (assuming your kernel supports modules) you can pass all kinds of options to the module, and Donald also wrote a diagnostic program which is very helpful.

Sometimes in situation like this you have to go to the basics.  Get pristine kernel source from the source - www.kernel.org, and custom build the kernel, including module versioning in the kernel would be nice.
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GregCCommented:
I also have a Lynksys card that is working fine in Mandrake 6.0.  
However,"freesource" is correct, I highly recommend you visit BOTH of the sites listed.  What I had to do with my card was disable the PNP feature using the DOS utility that came with the card.  If your card is an Ether16 LAN Card, let me know, and I will send you step by step instructions for my setup (I keep a notebook log of everything I do in Linux).  Also, not all the Lynksys cards use the "tulip.c" module, (mine used ne2k).
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scottd1978Author Commented:
I installed Red Hat.  sorry.
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freesourceCommented:
It's time you learned a little well kept secret, the kernel called Linux is not distribution dependent, nor are the vast majority of the programs which run on top of it.
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