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Put the ieeexxxxxxx.ko modules, the r8187.ko module and the scripts "load" and "unload" in a folder RTLmodules.
 
Put the ieeexxxxxxx.ko modules, the r8187.ko module and the scripts "load" and "unload" in a folder RTLmodules.
 
To bring up the wireless interface wlan0, run the script "load", to bring it down, run "unload".
 
To bring up the wireless interface wlan0, run the script "load", to bring it down, run "unload".
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re: http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?p=210970#210970

Revision as of 11:02, 27 November 2006

Downloaded linux26x-8187(110).zip from http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downloads1-3.aspx?Keyword=8187 Unpacked it to folder rtl8187_linuxdrv_V1.1

Unpacked source code: tar -zxvf stack.tar.gz tar -zxvf drv.tar.gz

Built and inserted modules: cd ieee80211/

make clean;make (in user console) (got 4 warnings related to softmac.c)

cd .. cd beta-8187/ make clean;make (still in root console) (got 6 warnings)

insmod r8187.ko

lsmod shows that all of these modules have been installed, and the adapter is functional (but LED is not).

Wrote a script "load":

#!/bin/sh
insmod ieee80211_crypt-rtl.ko
insmod ieee80211_crypt_wep-rtl.ko
insmod ieee80211_crypt_tkip-rtl.ko
insmod ieee80211_crypt_ccmp-rtl.ko
insmod ieee80211-rtl.ko
insmod r8187.ko
#ifconfig wlan0 up

Wrote a script "unload":

#!/bin/sh
ifconfig wlan0 down
rmmod r8187.ko
rmmod ieee80211-rtl.ko
rmmod ieee80211_crypt_ccmp-rtl.ko
rmmod ieee80211_crypt_tkip-rtl.ko
rmmod ieee80211_crypt_wep-rtl.ko
rmmod ieee80211_crypt-rtl.ko

Put the ieeexxxxxxx.ko modules, the r8187.ko module and the scripts "load" and "unload" in a folder RTLmodules. To bring up the wireless interface wlan0, run the script "load", to bring it down, run "unload".

re: http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?p=210970#210970