x-serve fails

Colin Watson cjwatson at canonical.com
Fri Sep 17 18:43:34 UTC 2004

On Fri, Sep 17, 2004 at 08:34:28PM +0200, mike wrote:
> Colin Watson wrote:
> >On Fri, Sep 17, 2004 at 08:11:16PM +0200, mike wrote:
> >>Also, I'm sorry to bring this up late, but a wireless network card
> >>was also not detected. I believe it uses a Realtek driver.
> >
> >Looks like this one:
> >
> >        10ec8180        ethernet        unknown RTL8180L 802.11b MAC
> >
> >Some Googling suggests that this is binary-only driver city
> >(ndiswrapper kind of thing), and nothing in the current kernel claims
> >to support it. If you know otherwise, do let us know.
> I actually have Linux drivers for it on the CD that came with it, so, 
> once I get Ubuntu up and running, I hope installing the drivers will 
> bring it back to life. But, I was under the impression that Realtek was 
> a fairly common driver for wireless network cards.

It is, and most of their models are supported by drivers in the standard
kernel. I'm afraid that the one you have seems to be an exception,


Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson at canonical.com]

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