[Mageia-dev] Missing firmware ( was: HEADSUP: glibc-2.14.1 landing...)
dvgevers at xs4all.nl
Sat Oct 22 19:22:31 CEST 2011
On Sat, 22 Oct 2011 17:15:11 +0000, Dick Gevers wrote about [Mageia-dev]
Missing firmware ( was: HEADSUP: glibc-2.14.1 landing...):
>On Sat, 22 Oct 2011 19:22:49 +0300, Thomas Backlund wrote about Re:
>[Mageia-dev] HEADSUP: glibc-2.14.1 landing...:
>>22.10.2011 19:12, Dick Gevers skrev:
>>> On Sat, 22 Oct 2011 15:31:52 +0300, Thomas Backlund wrote about Re:
>>> [Mageia-dev] HEADSUP: glibc-2.14.1 landing...:
>>>> Well, I consider glibc to be a critical base component, so I decided to
>>>> stick with a stable 2.14.1 release atleast for now.
>>> I dunno if this might be related to the new version, but I just bought a
>>> new laptop and installed Cauldron (now upto date), but I cannot compile
>>> the Realtek driver I downloaded for the wifi device:
>>> When running 'make' I get all kinds of warnings like:
>>> base.c...warning .. expects type .. long unsigned, but argument 5 has
>>> type ...int... Error 2
>>> Maybe it is completely unrelated, if so sorry for the noise.
>>It's more likely you have sources that dont support kernel-3.1 series.
>>What hw is this?
>>Are you sure the kernel cant support it directly ?
>>lspcidrake -v output would/could help...
>It is a Realtek Semiconductor device 8176
>lspcidrake -v |grep rtl
>rtl8192ce: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.|Device 8176 [NETWORK_OTHER]
>(vendor:10ec device:8176 subv:10ec subd:9196) (rev: 01)
>lsmod shows it's there, but configuring it is a headache till now, so I
>tried to build drivers anew I found at Realtek for Linux....
Perhaps I need the dkms-r8192se package... Trying now!
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