[SATLUG] wireless problem using linux driver

Chris Lemire good_bye300 at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 27 14:14:08 CST 2007



Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com> wrote: On Dec 27, 2007 3:58 AM, Chris Lemire  wrote:

>   CC      /home/chris/Desktop/rtl8185_linux_26.1027.0823.2007/rtl8185/r8180.mod.o
>   LD [M]  /home/chris/Desktop/rtl8185_linux_26.1027.0823.2007/rtl8185/r8180.ko
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-source-2.6.22'
> chris at ubuntu:~/Desktop/rtl8185_linux_26.1027.0823.2007$ ./wlan0up
> insmod: error inserting 'ieee80211_crypt-rtl.ko': -1 Operation not permitted
> insmod: error inserting 'ieee80211_crypt_wep-rtl.ko': -1 Operation not permitted
> insmod: error inserting 'ieee80211_crypt_tkip-rtl.ko': -1 Operation
> not permitted
> insmod: error inserting 'ieee80211_crypt_ccmp-rtl.ko': -1 Operation
> not permitted
> insmod: error inserting 'ieee80211-rtl.ko': -1 Operation not permitted
> insmod: error inserting 'r8180.ko': -1 Operation not permitted
> wlan0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device
> chris at ubuntu:~/Desktop/rtl8185_linux_26.1027.0823.2007$ sudo ./wlan0up
> [sudo] password for chris:
> wlan0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device
> chris at ubuntu:~/Desktop/rtl8185_linux_26.1027.0823.2007$
>
> Why does it say wlan0, no such device? I appended this to my
> /etc/network/interfaces

Seems to me you executed the wlan0up script as your user 'chris'
instead of 'root'. Try it again with sudo.

sudo ./wlan0up


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