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[[Category:Communication and network (English)]]
#REDIRECT [[Wireless Setup]]
[[Category:HOWTOs (English)]]
Download linux26x-8187(110).zip from http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=1&PFid=1&Level=6&Conn=5&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false&Downloads=true#RTL8187L
Unpack it to folder rtl8187_linuxdrv_V1.1
(Keep the source file around; when you update kernels you may have to rebuild the file set)
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":
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":
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

Revision as of 22:30, 3 August 2013

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