Toshiba Satellite A215-S7422 sound and wireless problem
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ndiswrapper -i whatever.inf
ifconfig <-- if your wired connection is eth0, then
ifconfig eth0 down
iwconfig <-- you should see wlan0
iwconfig wlan0 mode managed
iwconfig wlan0 essid whateveritisyouuse
iwconfig wlan0 key somekey
Could you explain to me the steps you followed to get the sound working that page is kinda confusing to me
Well, I downloaded the package, it was realtek-linux-audiopack-4.07a.tar.bz2, unpacked it and ran ./install as root from inside the directory. Then, in /etc/modprobe.d/sound (in Slackware) wrote the following lines
alias snd-card-0 snd-hda-intel
alias sound-slot-0 snd-hda-intel
options snd-hda-intel model=toshiba
In an ArchLinux installation on the same machine, the file to edit was
Rebooted. Unmuted front and pcm controls in alsamixer. Ran alsactl storeThat's pretty much it.
This is a link to a thread I have been working on with another poster. There have been mixed results using a driver for the 8187B USB internal wireless, but ndiswrapper worked fine for me with a Toshiba A210 with the same internal wireless.
Distribution: Ubuntu Linux 12.04 [64-bit version] THE BEST!!!
I tried ndiswrapper but it was a miserable failure...
only the modified realtek driver worked. I have both the one for Ubuntu kernel 2.6.22 and the modified jadams one for 2.6.24 kernel. I followed the instructions and it works flawlessly.
The only thing is that I have to crank up a root terminal and crank it up manually by typing in a couple of commands and then it works flawlessly.
Ndiswrapper was a miserable failure. It installed the Win98 driver but it would say the device was not present. So I uninstalled ndiswrapper as the miserable failure it is.
I got 10 times better results with the modified realtek8187b driver for linux.
Ndiswrapper did NOT live up to the hype. Totally useless and worthless, and a complete waste of my time.
By the way, I have a Toshiba Satellite A215-7437 and it is online now with the modified jadams realtek driver as I type this.
Also, my sound works great, out of the box, with Ubuntu 8.04-i386. Before, with 7.10 I had to manually configure the soundcard to work.
Also, still trying to figure out how to use Samba to access a Windoze Vista computer. It always wants a password and I can't figure out what password it needs. So I cannot network 2 computers. I have to put everything on a cd and run it to the other computer.
Any ideas how to use Samba?
Last edited by JeanBrownHarrel; 05-29-2008 at 08:43 PM.