On Fri, 2010-04-30 at 02:55 +0200, Stefan Lippers-Hollmann wrote: > Hi > > On Friday 30 April 2010, Ben Hutchings wrote: [...] > > The firmware I added in r15379 is apparently used with the rtl8192u > > driver. Since Debian doesn't distribute that driver I didn't see any > > point in distributing the corresponding firmware. > > > > Do you know where the firmware for rtl8192su is supposed to be > > available? Back in March I grabbed everything I could from Realtek's > > FTP site and didn't find it in there. > > I have to admit that I had quite some problems in finding the firmware > image for rtl8192su/ r8192s_usb as well, but just tried the version you > commited to > svn://svn.debian.org/kernel/dists/trunk/firmware-nonfree/ in r15379 > first - and found it to be working reliably with 6.5 MB/s (distance: > 2 metres, little interference, wget(r8192s_usb) <--> Atheros AR9100 MAC/BB > Rev:0 AR2133 RF Rev:a2, ath9k, ath9k_rate_control <--> GBit/s ethernet <--> > vsftpd(RTL8168d/8111d) from a local server). So they are using different filenames for the same firmware depending on the driver that loads it? That is very strange. Thanks for the information. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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