[SATLUG] trendnet tew-424ub with 64 bit Linux kernel

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 21:53:08 CST 2008


I just noticed that there is a linux driver for 2.6.22 on that same link
page I sent.  Hope that helps!

E

On Jan 4, 2008 7:52 PM, Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sorry, I didn't see your dmesg output.  I can see now that your device
> uses the realtek 8187 chipset.  Kernel 2.6.23 is supposed to have included
> the RTL8187 driver.  If you are on 7.10 (like me)  I'm guess you're still
> using 2.6.22?  Without upgrading the kernel, the last option I can think
> of is the linuxant driver loader.
>
> I also found what appears to be a 64 bit windows driver for that chipset
> at:
>
>
> http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=1&PFid=1&Level=6&Conn=5&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false&Downloads=true
>
> Hope that helps.
>
> Ernest
>
>
> On Jan 4, 2008 4:39 PM, Chris Lemire <good_bye300 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> > What makes you believe that 32 bit Windows drivers can work with a 64
> > bit Linux kernel. Are you saying that this person is wrong besides what I
> > already corrected him about? Have you seen my dmesg output?
> >
> >
> > http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-wireless-networking-41/getting-ndiswrapper-working-in-64-bit-linux-610324/
> >
> >
> > http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-wireless-networking-41/has-anyone-ever-had-ndiswrapper-work-in-a-64-bit-environment-384970/page2.html#post3007458
> >
> > Ernest De Leon < edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote: When you say 'did not
> > work,' at what point did you have issues?  Were you
> > able to ndiswrap the drivers, or did it fail at that point?
> >
> > Ernest
> >
> > On Jan 4, 2008 3:47 PM, Chris Lemire  wrote:
> >
> > > How is that possible? I've already tried the 32 bit drivers, and it
> > did
> > > not work. The same drivers do work with 32 bit Backtrack 2 and
> > Backtrack 3
> > > beta from a usb drive.
> > >
> > > Ernest De Leon  wrote: If you are able to get the 32
> > > bit XP drivers, you can use NDISWrapper to run
> > > them in 32 bit application space.  This is similar to how the
> > > nspluginwrapperwrapper works with 32 bit Flash on 64 bit Ubuntu.
> > >
> > > Ernest
> > >
> > > On Jan 3, 2008 11:35 PM, Chris Lemire  wrote:
> > >
> > > > How is it possible to get the trendnet tew-424ub wireless usb
> > network
> > > > adapter working with a 64 bit Linux kernel I compiled in Ubuntu 7.10
> > ?
> > > Can
> > > > I run a 32 bit ndiswrapper using the 32 bit Windows XP driver in a
> > 32
> > > bit
> > > > chroot? I've looked for 64 bit drivers, but they are for Vista which
> >
> > > doesn't
> > > > work with ndiswrapper.
> > > >
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