RTL8180+RTL818x support

Tim Gardner tcanonical at tpi.com
Mon May 12 14:20:42 UTC 2008

Stefan Bader wrote:
> 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/
> Stefan

Any feedback thus far on these changes?

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at ubuntu.com

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