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Old 08-26-2003, 04:12 PM   #1
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realtek 8180 again!


hey all
i'm running mandrake 9.1
i picked up a genric wireless nic based on the the realtek8180 chipset and i'm having a helluva time getting it to work under linux

i've read through tons of posts dealing with this chipset but i have'nt had sucess yet.

i recompiled the driver for my kernel and insmoded it
but i can't get it to work
when i do lsmod i get this line:
rtl8180_24x (unused)

where do i go from here?

pcmcia/config?

any and all help appreciated
 
Old 08-26-2003, 04:17 PM   #2
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also
cardctl reports:
Socket 1:
product info: "Realtek", "Rtl8180"
manfid: 0x0000, 0x024c
function: 6 (network)
 
Old 12-18-2003, 05:55 PM   #3
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I just got the driver written for gcc 3 working on an MDK 9.0 machine, its a PCI based card (That I got working) not PCMCIA card, but as long as you got the PCMCIA part working, the rtl8180 driver I think should work. Download the lastest driver from Realtek, "Sorry I can't post urls here yet" and Modify the Makefiles for KERNELRELEASE=2.4.??-??mdk and the INCLUDEPATH=/usr/src/linux-2.4.??-??mdk/include/ .... compile. once finished type ./wlanup adhoc or ./wlanup infra.
Sorry if this isn't much but I'm getting ready to go see TLOTR-TROTK. and only have a few minutes... If you need more help say so :-)
 
Old 12-18-2003, 06:52 PM   #4
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OMG, i have the same damn wireless card. After it not working in MDK 9.2 i reconnected via LAN to internet.
Can someone post a more detailed description of how to get it working...

Thanx
 
Old 04-19-2004, 12:33 AM   #5
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Originally posted by thethinker101
OMG, i have the same damn wireless card. After it not working in MDK 9.2 i reconnected via LAN to internet.
funny both my PCMCIA and PCI cards use the same chipset as well.......

edit : and the same linux OS as well.


Last edited by 2mcm; 04-19-2004 at 12:36 AM.
 
Old 06-03-2006, 10:00 AM   #6
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rtl8180

I have D-link DWL-520 version D2 PCI adapter. I searched on the Internet and found the driver :
]http://rtl8180-sa2400.sourceforge.net/

You have to compile it and install it. I haven't got my PC, so I don't know if it will work
 
  


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