Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Note that there are a number of drivers for the RTLL Realtek which was the last updated in being the latest driver which has been added below. Probably the old driver is still loaded before the new one. Will follow up soon. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. I guess the kernel knew what it was doing when it wouldn’t load that driver automatically!

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Well, it is listed in lsmod when I modprobe it. That’s confirmed by the fact that I had no wireless interfaces at all until inserted rtl again. I’ve downloaded it, but don’t know how to install it. If you’re really dedicated and know programming like I don’t, I could send you a copy of the output and the C file that appears to contain the problem something about an invalid pointer. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. I read here that if I re-install the new version of the Realtek RTL driver, it would fix my speed issue.


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Realtek RTL8180, RTL8185, RTL8187, RTL8187B, RTL8187SE devices

Sign up using Email and Password. Then I will see if I can trouble-shoot the compilation.

I guess I wouldn’t say I am new, but I haven’t used Ubuntu for almost 5 years now. I was able to force my card to use the rl driver I compiled.

[ubuntu] installing rtlL linux driver

Some prerequisites will be listed which can usually ljnux satisfied with: Make a cron job that runs ‘ifconfig wlan0 -promisc’ every minute. I contributed with my question, those having the error with txpower part, try a smaller number. I’m noticing every time I reboot I have to repeat these last steps. Were you able to fix this?

wireless – How to install the new version of the RTL driver on Ubuntu ? – Ask Ubuntu

I searched for documentation on how to do this, but came nistalling empty. Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: It doesn ‘t make sense to me This worked great on windows, but now that I have switched to Ubuntu, I am having so many problems.


It’s only used by usbcore, though.

Results 1 to 10 of Click Rl8187l to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Reading the output, it looks as though there is some problem with one of the C scripts. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

Surely this is documented insttalling Download the Windows 7 beta driver above and install it again after the reboot.

Likewise, the driver offered for linux by the realtek website does not work. It turned installong that was a bit premature, because after a decent couple of hours, my problems started cropping up again.

The file you downloaded is too old for your new kernel. June 8th, 1.

Then I marked that thread solved. Sign up or log in Sign up rtl8817l Google. Why would you want to set the rate to 5.