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Old 01-08-2010, 09:44 PM   #31
tonyps57a
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RTL8192E wireless driver package


Evening all,
I recently got the latest Linux driver package for this from Realtek support(engineer emailed it to me). It has the firmware and all else needed, to supposedly work, but it has got me beat!!!
If you would like a copy, email me and I will be happy to attach and send it on....
My laptop is running Ubuntu 9.10, 64 bit.
Toshiba A505D-S6958
There are a few things I still cannot get to work, the MAIN one being the wireless...others such a brightness control and sound control buttons still need to be fixed as well...
I really do not want to go back to Windows 7......
I installed the drivers following the included instructions, however the wireless still seems like it will not turn on...
iwconfig sees it as:
wlan1 802.11bgn Nickname:"rtl8192E"
Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Bit Rate:1 Mb/s
Retryn RTS thrff Fragment thrff
Power Managementff
Link Quality=10/100 Signal level=0 dBm Noise level=-100 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

Anyhow, I could really use some pointers/assistance on what else to try, look at, to get this to work..
All assistance greatly appreciated...
tonyps@verizon.net
Tony...
 
Old 01-10-2010, 04:05 PM   #32
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Firmware posted by find.karl locked up custom compiled 2.6.32.3 kernel from kernel.org with RTL8192E staging driver compiled in on debian "lenny" 64bit for a toshiba satellite a505d-s6958... I'll try to compile the driver modularly next...

Last edited by micro.; 01-10-2010 at 04:06 PM.
 
Old 02-03-2010, 10:02 PM   #33
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Toshiba Satellite L505D-S6947 - Turion X2 RM-74 64bit with RTL8192E card successfully working.
Ubuntu 9.10 64bit
Linux kernel 2.6.31.17

I have a standard dual-boot installation of Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic 64bit, all automatic updates had been done, and then I applied the driver's easy instructions to install and start it. No fussy changes to apply.

The driver I used is rtl8192e_linux_2.6.0013.0127.2010.tar.gz and I obtained it simply by e-mailing wlanfae@realtek.com to get the latest driver for RTL8192E for linux 64bit systems.

On my first e-mail to realtek, I was sent file rtl8192e_linux_2.6.0012.1210.2009.tar.gz which did NOT work for me. So I sent back the output of DMESG, lspci, and a md5sum of the firmware files to realtek and asked for help.

The next day, I received this new file: rtl8192e_linux_2.6.0013.0127.2010.tar.gz (The file is not included.. get it from wlanfae@realtek.com )

I recompiled it, rebooted and my network came in automaticly. I entered password and GO ! (WPA2 encription)

The morale: don't hesitate like me to e-mail realtek to get your drivers file, they seemed quite happy to help me.

Special thanks to kidman@realtek.com
 
Old 02-04-2010, 04:45 AM   #34
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rtl8192e 64 bit driver...

Realtek rtl8192e 64 bit linux driver...

Working on Debian GNU/Linux 'Lenny' 64 bit with custom 2.6.30 kernel using KNetworkmanager w/WPA2...

I emailed the individual mentioned above... Thanks to kidman, I received this driver in a matter of hours...

Last edited by micro.; 02-04-2010 at 04:47 AM.
 
Old 02-04-2010, 05:54 AM   #35
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Quote:
Originally Posted by moaoci View Post
Toshiba Satellite L505D-S6947 - Turion X2 RM-74 64bit with RTL8192E card successfully working.
Ubuntu 9.10 64bit
Linux kernel 2.6.31.17

I have a standard dual-boot installation of Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic 64bit, all automatic updates had been done, and then I applied the driver's easy instructions to install and start it. No fussy changes to apply.

The driver I used is rtl8192e_linux_2.6.0013.0127.2010.tar.gz and I obtained it simply by e-mailing wlanfae@realtek.com to get the latest driver for RTL8192E for linux 64bit systems.

On my first e-mail to realtek, I was sent file rtl8192e_linux_2.6.0012.1210.2009.tar.gz which did NOT work for me. So I sent back the output of DMESG, lspci, and a md5sum of the firmware files to realtek and asked for help.

The next day, I received this new file: rtl8192e_linux_2.6.0013.0127.2010.tar.gz (The file is not included.. get it from wlanfae@realtek.com )

I recompiled it, rebooted and my network came in automaticly. I entered password and GO ! (WPA2 encription)

The morale: don't hesitate like me to e-mail realtek to get your drivers file, they seemed quite happy to help me.

Special thanks to kidman@realtek.com
Thanks for the update, I originally did the same thing but received rtl8192e_linux_2.6.0011.1029.2009.tar.gz which I never got working but assumed that it was a chair keyboard interface issue. I have sent a request for rtl8192e_linux_2.6.0013.0127.2010.tar.gz and a link that I may provide here for all of us to get updates in future.
 
Old 02-04-2010, 11:14 PM   #36
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Attention please... keep the driver file because the driver has to be re-installed after an automatic kernel upgrade like the one that happened today. My kernel is now 2.6.31.19 and the wifi did not work until I reinstalled (sudo su - make clean -make - make install... reboot) the driver.

Last edited by moaoci; 02-10-2010 at 09:15 PM. Reason: Add make clean to remove old stuff
 
Old 02-05-2010, 08:56 AM   #37
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moaoci thanks for the warning, any chance you can upload that file some place like http://rapidshare.com/index.html
I am currently waiting for a response to my request from RealTek for the latest driver and a link to some place that we may look for future updates
 
Old 02-06-2010, 11:02 AM   #38
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Quote:
Originally Posted by moaoci View Post
On my first e-mail to realtek, I was sent file rtl8192e_linux_2.6.0012.1210.2009.tar.gz which did NOT work for me. So I sent back the output of DMESG, lspci, and a md5sum of the firmware files to realtek and asked for help.
Funny. Version 0012 worked fine on my L555D-S7909 about three weeks ago, with my custom 2.6.32.3 kernel. Kidman sent it to me direct as well. Kick-ass service, Kidman gives. I also sent a butt-load of compiler results from the staging driver, dmesg logs, captures of iwconfig, ifconfig, iwlist shituff, even window captures of wicd, gnome-nettool, and nm-network-settings tools.

I sure hope the 0013 driver gets into the mainline kernel soon.
 
Old 05-12-2010, 12:07 PM   #39
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I want to receive realtek8192E driver(ubuntu32bit)

I want to receive realtek8192E driver(ubuntu32bit)
If you send it to me I will very thankful*^^
 
Old 11-10-2010, 04:10 AM   #40
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I have got the wireless working on my Samsung N220 that uses the RTL8192E chip. See the Linux On My Samsung forum, English > Linux > samsung-wireless - driver version
 
Old 11-11-2010, 12:02 PM   #41
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Same driver from kidman has been working for some time...

When installing the driver it does need to be recompiled with every different kernel.

I currently have the driver installed on my Toshiba Satellite A505D-S6958.

$cat /etc/fedora-release
Fedora release 13 (Goddard)

$ uname -r
2.6.34.7-56.fc13.x86_64

As mentioned before, it also works with my Debian 'Lenny' 64 bit install.
 
  


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