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Re: Compiling ndiswrapper module (Realtek rtl8192se wireless) (Solved!)

On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 10:04:10PM -1000, Joel Roth wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 10:26:12AM -1000, Joel Roth wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I've got a new Thinkpad T410 i5.
> >
> > The T410 come with a Realtek rtl8192se mini PCI express
> > wireless card.
> > 
> > I've done my best with the native drivers, compiling them
> > for a 2.6.36-amd64 kernel.  The module load and the wireless
> > device appears in ifconfig output, but 'iw wlan0 scan' fails
> > with 'Operation not supported (-95)'.  :-(

However, "iwconfig wlan1 scan" succeeds!  :-p

The ndiswrapper module installs, as described in the
previous mail, however 32-bit XP realtek driver is not
compatible with my amd64 system (modprobe ndiswrapper
complains specifically about this). And 'modprobe
ndiswrapper' after setting up the 64-bit XP drivers results
in 'unknown symbol' errors involving NDIS.SYS.

So the final result is success using a native driver.

Thanks to all who helped and who incidentally inhabited the
problem/solution space. :)


Joel Roth

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