RTL8180+RTL818x support

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Wed May 7 21:42:16 UTC 2008

Tim Gardner wrote:
> Stefan Bader wrote:
>> There seem to be several reports complaining about those rtl drivers:
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/156050
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/hardy/+source/linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24/+bug/184788
>> Possibly there are more. So far it seems there are rtl8187 and rtl8150
>> drivers in the kernel (how well those work I do not know). There does
>> not seem to be a driver for rtl8180.
>> What I got from some links in reports is the svn base from
>> http://rtl-wifi.sourceforge.net
>> + a compat patch (in the lbm-addon tar)
>> + a patch to cleanly build outside (export renames and a bit of cleanup)
>> All at zinc.ubuntu.com:smb~/4review
>> Probably the best way to go would be to create another ppa package that
>> includes the external driver and gather reports. Thoughts?
>> Stefan
> That seems like a reasonable approach.
> Since not everyone subscribed to this list has an account on zinc,
> perhaps you could post your review notes at http://people.ubuntu.com/~smb
> rtg

It is there: http://people.ubuntu.com/~smb/rtl-wifi/


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