>+ Does anybody know of a distro (Debian?) that has drivers for the RealTek
>+ RTL8139 chipset? There is full support for linux on x86 but I'm not
>+ familiar enough with kernel recompiling yet to tackle it on my own. I want
>+ to build an masquerading NAT router with a httpd, sendmail, and dns loaded
>+ on it so I need to support an additional NIC. Is it possible to simply use
>+ any other PCI enet cards in these machines (e.g. a 3Com 3C905?) by just
>+ compiling the standard Linux driver into the kernel?
>RTL is supported. see http://www.scyld.com/network/index.html. download
>the driver and compile it as a module.
>I believe there is also support for it in the kernel (don't have access
>to my linux box right now, but 2.2.18 from http://www.kernel.org/
>should have it)
2.2.18 to support my network card, I d/led the kernel source however I couldn't
make it, and I got some gcc errors followed by a make error. I tried asking
about the problem a week ago here, although I hadn't gotten any response.