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Old 10-30-2010, 03:08 PM   #1
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Netgear WG111v2 Wifi dongle drivers


I have a Netgear WG111v2 Wifi dongle, sadly there is no linux drivers for it. The only solution i can find is to use Ndiswrapper.

Will it be a major challenge writing a Linux driver ?

Where should i start ?

NB. I want to write my own driver for the following reasons:

Get a better understanding of Linux Device drivers.
Probably, get a better understanding of C/C++ and Linux in general.

Old 10-30-2010, 03:28 PM   #2
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Hello madsovenielsen,

it seems that the driver for Realtek 8187 (rtl8187) will work for your device. You will only have to recompile your kernel with the rtl8187 module.



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