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Ubuntu on Intel D945GCLF (with Intel Atom)

The rig: D945GCLF board
Intel Atom @ 1.6GHZ w/HTIt looks like it's a linux kernel bug:
The ethernet controller is:Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (rev ff) does not seem to work in any of the Ubuntu versions.Fix: recompile the kernel with patchYou can download my patched packages here (currently uploading, let me know if something is missing): I got the .udeb packages because of this warning: dpkg-gencontrol: warning: deb package with udeb specific field Kernel-Versionor you can do the following steps if you don't trust me:
apt-get source linux-source-2.6.24apt-get build-dep linux-source-2.6.24aptitude install install devscripts build-essential fakerootcd linux-2.6.24/Get this patch: -p 1 < patch-r8169.patchdebuild -us -uc -bInstall the kernel that …