Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?


  Search this Thread
Old 03-30-2010, 11:30 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Feb 2010
Posts: 13

Rep: Reputation: 0
MY wireless card not functional in fedora12

I HAVE THOSHIBA satellite L500 lap with rtl8187 wireless card..but it's not working on fedora12...

I am able see out put of command modinfo rtl8187

But when I am using lsmod |grep rtl8187 I can't see anything.

I updated my kerenel...any way the module is there that's why it's showing modinfo..But it's not loaded.
module is at /lib/modules/$(uname -r)/kerenel/driveres/net/wireless/rtl81xx/rtl8187.ko

what I want to do?please help me
Old 03-31-2010, 12:00 AM   #2
Registered: Feb 2004
Location: Manorville, New York, USA
Distribution: siduction, Fedora 19, openSUSE Tumbleweed
Posts: 379
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 47
I've never been able to get my rtl8187b wireless card to work with Linux. I've seen some success with the rtl8187se though. What is the full line from lsusb, or lspci that shows your rtl8187 card?

Mine is shown under lsusb:
[GoinEasy9@fedora13dw32a ~]$ lsusb
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:8187 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8187 Wireless Adapter
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0bda:0111 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Card Reader
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wireless connection Malfunctioning with Fedora12 running on VGN-NS110D sony viao madhatter333 Linux - Laptop and Netbook 5 12-27-2009 03:00 AM
Logitech wireless mouse and keyboard recognized but not functional... help! teeHee Linux - Hardware 3 08-07-2009 09:17 PM
new sound card not fully functional ? glenn69 Linux - Newbie 1 12-18-2007 08:20 PM
Delta 1010 sound card seems a hair away from functional. digorykirke Linux - Hardware 7 07-18-2006 10:05 PM
802.11g Wireless Card Not Functional in Knoppix bluerings Linux - Laptop and Netbook 2 07-24-2003 10:17 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:07 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration