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Antonio Marcos López Alonso 07-03-2010 03:26 PM

Bug#587985: Please provide a RTL8191S kernel module
 
Package: firmware-realtek
Version: 0.25
Severity: wishlist

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Ben Hutchings 07-03-2010 04:02 PM

Bug#587985: Please provide a RTL8191S kernel module
 
On Sat, 2010-07-03 at 16:26 +0100, Antonio Marcos López Alonso wrote:
> Package: firmware-realtek
> Version: 0.25
> Severity: wishlist

This package is for firmware, not kernel modules. The clue is in the
name.

We aleady provide the rtl8192s_usb kernel module which should handle the
RTL8191S, but it does not currently list the right device ID. I'll try
to fix that.

Ben.

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"Antonio Marcos López Alonso" 07-03-2010 07:46 PM

Bug#587985: Please provide a RTL8191S kernel module
 
El Sábado 03 Julio 2010, escribió:
> On Sat, 2010-07-03 at 16:26 +0100, Antonio Marcos López Alonso wrote:
> > Package: firmware-realtek
> > Version: 0.25
> > Severity: wishlist
>
> This package is for firmware, not kernel modules. The clue is in the
> name.
>
> We aleady provide the rtl8192s_usb kernel module which should handle the
> RTL8191S, but it does not currently list the right device ID. I'll try
> to fix that.
>
> Ben.

I own an USB wlan dongle (Sitecom WL-352) which claims to be a rtl8191s device
(usb-devices).

I manually modprobed rtl8192s_usb, then restarted networking service but
iwconfig says no wireless extensions are detected.

Should I file a normal bug report?

Antonio




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Ben Hutchings 07-03-2010 08:13 PM

Bug#587985: Please provide a RTL8191S kernel module
 
On Sat, 2010-07-03 at 20:40 +0100, Antonio Marcos López Alonso wrote:
> El Sábado 03 Julio 2010, escribió:
> > On Sat, 2010-07-03 at 16:26 +0100, Antonio Marcos López Alonso wrote:
> > > Package: firmware-realtek
> > > Version: 0.25
> > > Severity: wishlist
> >
> > This package is for firmware, not kernel modules. The clue is in the
> > name.
> >
> > We aleady provide the rtl8192s_usb kernel module which should handle the
> > RTL8191S, but it does not currently list the right device ID. I'll try
> > to fix that.
> >
> > Ben.
>
> I own an USB wlan dongle (Sitecom WL-352) which claims to be a rtl8191s device
> (usb-devices).
>
> I manually modprobed rtl8192s_usb, then restarted networking service but
> iwconfig says no wireless extensions are detected.
>
> Should I file a normal bug report?

No, I've reassigned this bug to the kernel package (linux-2.6) and it
should be fixed in the next version. Let us know if it isn't.

Ben.

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