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Old 12-20-2010, 02:24 AM   #1
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Cool dell mini with meego wireless not working


i installed meego in my dell inspiron mini 1018 but WLAN is not working with meego, it s fine with Windows 7 any clue ?
 
Old 12-20-2010, 07:37 AM   #2
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Dell netbooks frequently use broadcom cards. To confirm open a terminal and post the output of
Code:
/sbin/lspci -vnn | grep -a4 -i net
Assuming that's the case, you need the broadcom wl driver.

Info on installing it here:
http://slaine.org/_slaine/Meego_1.0_Wifi.html
http://wiki.meego.com/MeeGo_1.0_Netb...reless_Drivers
 
Old 12-21-2010, 01:31 PM   #3
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on lspci -v it shows as below


[abi@abi-desktop ~]$ lspci -v
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Pineview DMI Bridge
Subsystem: Dell Device 048e
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: agpgart-intel

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Pineview Integrated Graphics Controller (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: Dell Device 048e
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 42
Memory at f0200000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=512K]
I/O ports at 18d0 [size=8]
Memory at d0000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Memory at f0000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1M]
Expansion ROM at <unassigned> [disabled]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: i915

00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Pineview Integrated Graphics Controller
Subsystem: Dell Device 048e
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Memory at f0280000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=512K]
Capabilities: <access denied>

00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
Subsystem: Dell Device 048e
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 45
Memory at f0300000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: HDA Intel

00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=05, subordinate=05, sec-latency=0
I/O behind bridge: 00002000-00002fff
Memory behind bridge: 80000000-803fffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000f0f00000-00000000f0ffffff
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: pcieport

00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=07, subordinate=07, sec-latency=0
I/O behind bridge: 00003000-00003fff
Memory behind bridge: f0100000-f01fffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 0000000080400000-00000000805fffff
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: pcieport

00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [UHCI])
Subsystem: Dell Device 048e
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 23
I/O ports at 1820 [size=32]
Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd

00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [UHCI])
Subsystem: Dell Device 048e
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 19
I/O ports at 1840 [size=32]
Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd

00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [UHCI])
Subsystem: Dell Device 048e
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 18
I/O ports at 1860 [size=32]
Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd

00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [UHCI])
Subsystem: Dell Device 048e
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 16
I/O ports at 1880 [size=32]
Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd

00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02) (prog-if 20 [EHCI])
Subsystem: Dell Device 048e
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 23
Memory at f0504000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd

00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e2) (prog-if 01 [Subtractive decode])
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=11, subordinate=11, sec-latency=32
Capabilities: <access denied>

00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Tigerpoint LPC Controller (rev 02)
Subsystem: Dell Device 048e
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0
Capabilities: <access denied>

00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 82801GR/GH (ICH7 Family) SATA AHCI Controller (rev 02) (prog-if 01 [AHCI 1.0])
Subsystem: Dell Device 048e
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 43
I/O ports at 18e8 [size=8]
I/O ports at 18dc [size=4]
I/O ports at 18e0 [size=8]
I/O ports at 18d8 [size=4]
I/O ports at 18c0 [size=16]
Memory at f0504400 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: ahci

00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 02)
Subsystem: Dell Device 048e
Flags: medium devsel, IRQ 10
I/O ports at 18a0 [size=32]




no use

]# lspci -v shows this

05:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (rev 05)
Subsystem: Dell Device 048e
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 44
I/O ports at 2000 [size=256]
Memory at f0f2c000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=4K]
Memory at f0f18000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=16K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: r8169

07:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 8176 (rev 01)
Subsystem: Dell Device 9198
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 4
I/O ports at 3000 [size=256]
Memory at f0100000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
Capabilities: <access denied>



Please help
 
Old 12-21-2010, 01:56 PM   #4
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Code:
07:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 8176 (rev 01)
Subsystem: Dell Device 9198
Alright, so it's using a realtek card. From what I can find, that card uses the RTL8188CE driver. Unfortunately, this is not included in any linux version, AFAIK. You can download it from the realtek website, but you'll have to build the driver yourself.

You'll need the basic development tools at least for that. Should be able to install them as so (Meego 1.1 apparently uses zypper for command line package management, while 1.0 used yum.)
Code:
sudo zypper install pattern:development-tools
sudo zypper install rpmdevtools kernel-netbook-devel

Download the source code from the above link, extract, build, and install

Code:
tar -zxvf rtl8192ce_linux_2.6.0005.1116.2010.tar.gz
cd rtl8192ce_linux_2.6.0005.1116.2010
make
sudo make install
*Edit: Whoops, you need to change into the extracted directory. Edited the above.

Cross your fingers and reboot.

Last edited by reed9; 12-21-2010 at 02:00 PM.
 
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Old 12-23-2010, 08:28 AM   #5
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thanks for ur fantastic support even the download link is not working rest all fine

i posted my experience in my blog

http://www.meabi.com/meego-wirelesswifi-configuration/

along with an alternative download link from hotfile
 
Old 12-23-2010, 08:49 AM   #6
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You're welcome. (Feel free to hit the "Did you find this post helpful" link above. )

I tested the download link and it works for me. Not sure what the trouble is you're having, but glad you found an alternative link.
 
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Old 01-16-2011, 09:09 PM   #7
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I followed the above instructions until I got to "make" at which point it says

Code:
make: *** /lib/modules/2.6.35.3-10.3-netbook/build: No such file or directory.  Stop.
make: *** [all] Error 2
Help?
 
Old 01-17-2013, 08:38 PM   #8
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In case this helps the future traveller, here is the answer to Thimoteus. There are a few issues I found: You could be using the new (MeeGo v1.2) directions, which don't tell you to download the kernel headers. You could also be using the wrong module code, which might let you get successfully through make/make install if you're crafty but your wireless likely still won't work.

I recommend ensuring you have the correct module code first, it's much easier to do than debug the kernel headers. Just run lspci and look for "Network Controller". Locate the exact model number (e.g. RTL8188CE) and head over to the Realtek site (linked above) for the exact codebase you need. Run through the steps shown previously to get to make / make install.

If you've done the above and it's still not working, you could be missing the headers for your kernel. The directions for v1.2 MeeGo have replaced pattern:development-tools with running sudo zypper install pattern:meego-development-tools, but they forgot to tell you to download the headers. Try running sudo zypper install kernel-devel. Make sure your running kernel version (uname -a) matches the version you downloaded (run zypper info kernel-devel to locate the version of kernel-devel being installed). If it's not matching, you can conceivably force it to match using sudo zypper install --force kernel-devel.i586=<your exact version>. Before you go doing that, I would recommend you ensure you have the correct module code (see the above paragraph). Lastly, if you don't seem to have kernel-devel available for install try enabling more repositories in zypper. A quick way is to do sudo zypper mr -a -e to enable all repositories, I'll leave you to google for which ones you really need to have access to kernel-devel
 
Old 10-03-2013, 06:13 AM   #9
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Toshiba NB510 - WiFi not working

Hi everyone,

I’m trying to use Meego 1.2 on my Toshiba NB510 and I’m experiencing the same issue as 'Thimoteus' described two posts above. Tried to install the Realtek 8188ce driver but the 'make' command is giving me the error:
Code:
make –C /lib/modules/3.0.0-13.1-adaptation-pc/build M=/home/karlo/Downloads/rtl_92ce_92se_92de_8723ae_88ee_linux_mac80211_0012.0207_2013 modules
make: *** /lib/modules/3.0.0-13.1-adaptation-pc/build: No such file or directory.Stop.
make: *** [all] Error 2
What I already have done:
Installed Meego V1.2 from scratch.
Updated the system.
The steps i already did, have been extracted from those three instructions on how to install Realtek Wifi cards on Meego:
http://wiki.meego.com/Installation_of_MeeGo_on_notebook
http://wiki.meego.com/Installing_Mee...igabyte_Q1000C
http://www.meabi.com/meego-wirelesswifi-configuration/
http://slaine.org/_slaine/Meego_1.2_Wifi.html

1. lspci
Code:
01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communication Device 1090 (rev 10)
02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter (rev 01)
2. checked if all software sources are enabled – all of them are checked:
Code:
1.2.0-non-oss 
1.2.0-oss
1.2.0-updates-non-oss 
1.2.0-updates-oss
adobe
3. sudo zipper refresh
Code:
All repositories are up to date.
4. uname –a
Code:
Linux … 3.0.0-13.1-adaptation-pc #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Aug 22 00:25:20 TC 2012 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
5. sudo zypper install rpmdevtools
Code:
installed without any issues
6. sudo zypper install pattern:meego-development-tools
Code:
installed without any issues
7. sudo zypper install gcc
Code:
already came with meego-development-tools
8. sudo zipper install make
Code:
already came with meego-development-tools
9. sudo zypper install kernel-netbook-devel
Code:
‘kernel-netbook-devel’ not found.
10. sudo zypper install kernel-devel
Code:
installed without any issues
11. Downloaded driver from Realtek, extracted, switched to extracted directory
http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/...oads=true#2722
Code:
selected the driver for RTL8188CE Linux driver for kernel 2.6.24 (and later)
12. make && make install
Code:
make –C /lib/modules/3.0.0-13.1-adaptation-pc/build M=/home/karlo/Downloads/rtl_92ce_92se_92de_8723ae_88ee_linux_mac80211_0012.0207_2013 modules
make: *** /lib/modules/3.0.0-13.1-adaptation-pc/build: No such file or directory.Stop.
make: *** [all] Error 2
13. also tried the suggestion from “crabpot8” to check if kernel-devel version matched the already installed one
Code:
it does not match
kernel-devel Version: 2.6.37.6-12.1
uname –a: 3.0.0-13.1-adaptation-pc
14.so i tried: sudo zypper install --force kernel-devel.i586=3.0.0-13.1-adaptation-pc
Code:
Package ‘kernel-devel.i586=3.0.0-13.1-adaptation-pc’ not found.

Please help me to get my Wifi working. Now it is dropping connection after 5 seconds (up to 5 minutes) and I'm not able to reconnect. Only a reboot helps (but again, only for the next 5 minutes).
 
  


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