[Slackbuilds-users] rtl-wifi on -current [was: Critical update suggestions for 12.1 repository]

Frederic Touboul frederic.touboul at gmail.com
Sun May 4 12:19:15 UTC 2008


Note that as of version 2.6.25, the rtl-wifi driver is officially part 
of the kernel. Not really relevant for Slackware 12.1, but I thought 
people might be interested.

I have it working on my laptop running Slack 11.0 right now, without any 
problem so far.


cnguyenminhtan at free.fr wrote:
> Selon Mauro Giachero <mauro.giachero at gmail.com>:
>> Trying to build a working driver I came across this:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-source-2.6.22/+bug/31857/comments/34
>> While I still can't confirm it actually works, it builds with the current
>> script and, once modprobed, I'm able to see the list of available wireless
>> networks. There's a bunch of scary messages in dmesg about missing symbols,
>> but I haven't investigated them.
>> With best regards
>> Mauro
> Thank you for the link. Indeed I found the same file in the rtl-wifi forum. I'll
> give it a try.
> Regards,
> Christophe
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