Questions tagged [realtek]

Realtek is the manufacturer of low cost network controller chips for ethernet and wireless networks. These chips are embedded on motherboards for providing networking features. Their chips are also used in discrete PCI and PCIe cards on ethernet and wireless hardware. Their chips are also used in many wireless USB adapters as well.

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rtk8192ee wifi firmare stops loading after ifenslave setup attempt (Debian 10)

I tried setting up Mode 0 NIC bonding using ifenslave between my Ethernet and WiFi cards on Debian 10. After numerous ifconfig wls1 up/down, I was able to set up Bond0 until it stopped working. After ...
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Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 ethernet card randomly disconnecting

System information: kernel: latest OPENVZ kernel (2.6.32-042stab140.4) centos version: CentOS release 6.10 (Final) network card type: Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/...
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'make' command error while installing RTL8723DE 802.11b/g/n driver

lspci -nn | grep -i network Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723DE 802.11b/g/n PCIe Adapter [10ec:d723] I'm trying to install above wifi drivers in RHEL 7.2 (HP laptop), steps followed by the ...
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Re-enable S5WakeOnLan setting for Realtek NIC driver that's disabled and hidden by inf file

To be able to wake up a PC from the S5 'shut down' state, the OS has to prepare the NIC during system shutdown. For Realtek NICs, this is done by the "Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller" driver, but ...
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Why does my Realtek gigabit NIC not advertise 1000Mbit mode?

I currently have a NAS (openmediavault based on debian) with a Realtek gigabit NIC (ASRock Q1900-ITX on-board LAN), but it won't advertise that it is gigabit-capable. ethtool eth0 gives the following ...
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Paranoid: What does binary NIC firmware do? [closed]

My server has a Realtek NIC, so I installed realtek-firmware package from Debian non-free. My question is: What could be possible (paranoid) attack / backdoor scenarios coming with the proprietary of ...
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Network adapter disappeared

Today I found myself in a strange situation where my Windows Server 2008r2 machine has internet connection while not showing any connections in 'network connections'. It does not show anywhere in ...
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Magic packet (Wake up on LAN) not send from Realtek RTL8111E (windows)

Trying to send magic packet from NIC Realtek RTL8111E on Motherboard MSi B75MA-P45 (using wol.exe) and nothing. Server does not wake up but magic packet from other PC, with other NIC (using wol.exe) ...
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Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Performance in a Local Area Network

We use a database that has separate client and server programs and they communicate with each other using RPC. We have one computer running Windows Server 2003 SP2 and six workstations running ...
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rtl8139 driver in modern linux kernels - is it included?

I need to support the realtek rtl8139 network card - is this included in modern (> 3.0) linux kernels? do I have to load any modules or install anything?