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Author Topic: Realtek 8187SE  (Read 10200 times)

crum

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Realtek 8187SE
« on: March 08, 2015, 10:46:57 am »

Any driver available? Seems like all Linux has problem with this card.
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retired1af

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Re: Realtek 8187SE
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2015, 12:36:13 pm »

You'll most likely need to download the windows driver from Realtek and use ndiswrapper to use the driver. As far as I know, there is no native linux driver for that card.

This will give you an idea of what's involved.

http://askubuntu.com/questions/214085/need-a-few-reboots-to-connect-to-wireless
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crum

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Re: Realtek 8187SE
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2015, 08:12:36 am »

Was going to do ndiswrapper for Realtek 8187SE,downloaded driver,rebooted VL7.1RC3.1 and network found and working,magic. I did nothing,it is  now using kernel driver r8180 seems O.K. Question is this what VL decided is what to use and if so why all the discussion about no appropriate driver? Who is in charge and where is the information?
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bigpaws

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Re: Realtek 8187SE
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2015, 10:00:24 am »

This maybe a udev problem. That is the program that
usually probes the hardware and decides which kernel
module to use.

I am not sure how to answer your question
Who is in charge and where is the information.

Bigpaws
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