[PATCH 0/4] Added Realtek rtl8192u driver to staging
Mauro Carvalho Chehab
mchehab at infradead.org
Tue Nov 3 17:01:48 UTC 2009
Em Tue, 3 Nov 2009 08:01:57 -0800
Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> escreveu:
> On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 07:16:54AM -0200, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> > This patch series add a RealTek drivers to upstream -staging tree,
> > based on the version sent by RealTek c/c devel at driverdev.osuosl.org.
> > Thanks to Jerry Chuang <jerry-chuang at realtek.com> to provide the driver for
> > rtl8192u chipset.
> > This driver looks very close to rtl8192su, but at least the firmware is
> > different. It wouldn't probably be that hard to merge both drivers into
> > one in the future.
> Yeah, that might be a good idea.
> > The drivers are working, with the firmwares provided on ReakTek package:
> > $ md5sum /lib/firmware/RTL8192U/*
> > f0b36fa2fa5f89e8246a9e353b990952 /lib/firmware/RTL8192U/boot.img
> > 7f06fe4c1d4098e0c363c0e06cb991ee /lib/firmware/RTL8192U/data.img
> > 5b998bb6dcba47221abe3468361a0158 /lib/firmware/RTL8192U/main.img
> Do you have a link to the firmware somewhere? We should submit that to
> the linux-firmware tree.
Sorry, but I don't have any URL link for the firmware.
The firmwares are at the driver that RealTek submitted, without any
reference allowing its redistribution:
$ ls -la rtl8192u_linux_2.6.0006.1031.2008/firmware/RTL8192U/
drwxr-xr-x 2 mchehab mchehab 4096 Out 31 2008 .
drwxr-xr-x 3 mchehab mchehab 4096 Out 31 2008 ..
-rwxr-xr-x 1 mchehab mchehab 344 Out 31 2008 boot.img
-rwxr-xr-x 1 mchehab mchehab 796 Out 31 2008 data.img
-rwxr-xr-x 1 mchehab mchehab 45008 Out 31 2008 main.img
They've c/c the mailing list when they submitted their driver (but probably his
email is also waiting for your approval, since the tarball has more than 40 Kb).
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