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I have a SR9600 USB-to-Ethernet adapter and, when plugging it on a Dell server running CentOS 5, the lsusb listing doesn't even change -- nothing at all appears in dmesg. But the USB port on that server works with a thumb drive, and the SR9600 is recognized in Windows.

Additionally, this link points to a solution to adapt a driver, but the link in there is dead.

Anybody has that lost information?

Update:
I found patch information which boils down to:

First this is to find the hardware/vendor code:

lsusb
Bus 002 Device 004: ID 0fe6:8101

Once you have the driver unzip it and open the dm9601.h file. At the end insert the following:

DM9601_DEV( “SUNRISING USB Ethernet”, 0×0fe6, 0×8101, DEFAULT_GPIO_RESET )

Note the same ID codes in both.

I applied that change to the driver I downloaded from the manufacturer

But it doesn't work. I get this on dmesg when I plug it in and out and back in. No change in lsusb.

usb 2-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 5
usb 2-1.2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
usb 2-1.2: USB disconnect, address 5
usb 2-1.2: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 6
usb 2-1.2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
usb 2-1.2: USB disconnect, address 6
usb 2-1.2: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 7
usb 2-1.2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
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link works for me –  eicto Jul 31 '12 at 14:18
    
Yes, now it loads for me too, and I tried to use that info. (See update.) –  JCCyC Jul 31 '12 at 14:21
    
    
How about "Don't do this at all"? use a PCI/PCIe-based NIC - USB is a bad idea for this. –  Chopper3 Jul 31 '12 at 14:42
    
I need to do this in order to get network access to a CentOS 5 I'm trying to install that doesn't have drivers for the native NICs. Once I get them, I'm using the native NICs. –  JCCyC Jul 31 '12 at 14:56

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