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
> 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.
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.