RTL 8185

Dan Williams dcbw
Thu May 21 15:33:53 PDT 2009

On Thu, 2009-05-21 at 19:55 +0200, Barkle wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a pci-card with a RTL8185 chip.
> [01:07.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8185 
> IEEE 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 20)]
> Base on on a Debian Lenny with
> kernel 2.6.30-rc5
> wpasupplicant v0.6.9
> wireless_tools 30
> I can change some parameter on the card, for example the channel, but 
> every time I try to get the card to work, the kernel is freezed.

I'd try the linux-wireless mailing list [1].  If the machine freezes,
that's a kernel bug.  You could also file a bug with Debian if you're
using their kernel and not one you've compiled.


[1] http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Support

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