RTL8139

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Made by Realtek Semiconductor Corp, the RTL8139 is a family of network adapters.

Models[edit]

  • RTL8139C(L) (PCI, mini-PCI, CardBus, Laptop LAN)
  • RTL8139C(L)+ (PCI, mini-PCI, CardBus, Laptop LAN)
  • RTL8139D(L) (PCI, mini-PCI, PCI LAN/modem combo, Laptop LAN)

8139/8139A/8139B/8139C/8139D[edit]

Version Voltage [V] Features Notes
RTL8139 5V First version of single chip set
RTL8139A 5 Wake-on-LAN Internal registers of chip set was expanded
RTL8139B 5 or 3.3 One clock source ASIC Clock source changed from OSC to Crystal
RTL8139C 3.3 Wake-on-LAN from PCI bus Expanded ACPI for PCI bus 2.2
RTL8139D 5 or 3.3

RTL8139 Features[edit]

Quantity RTL8139C(L) RTL8139D(L) RTL8139C(L)+
Speed 10/100 Mbit/s
Bus type PCI 2.2
Multicast support Yes
Promiscuous mode Yes
Ports 1x 8P8C
Single chip Yes
ACPI/OSPM Yes Yes
Wake-on-LAN Yes (magic packet, wakeup frame) Yes (magic packet, link change, wakeup frame) Yes (magic packet, wakeup frame)
Half/Full duplex Both Both
FIFO's Yes, 2x 2k independent
IEEE 802.1Q VLAN Yes
Dual address cycle Yes

Also known as[edit]

  • Realtek RTL8139 Fast Ethernet 10/100M Adapter
  • Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC

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