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Driver for Realtek 8180 under kernel 2.6x

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Hi,

Anyone knows how to get working with a Realtek8180 Wireless cardbus?

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Question by:krayhze
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karlwilbur earned 100 total points
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To my knowlwedge ther is not a 2.6 driver for this yet.

I just found what looks like a good workaround for you though:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?s=&forumid=2&threadid=164215
(google for " Realtek 8180 linux 2.6")
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I wasted several days trying to get an 8180 card working under Fedora Core 2.4 before I gave up and tried nsidwrapper and had it working in less than a hour. I had to compile from scratch.  And I had to reboot after doing everthing as modprobe woudn't load ndiswrapper at first. Using the .rpm version didn't work  Everything you need to know is at http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/.
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