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If you look at the output from lspci both cards are getting assigned the correct kernel module/drivers. realtek Kernel driver in use: r8169 Kernel modules: r8169 broadcom Kernel driver in use: tg3 Kernel modules: tg3 I'd need to see the output of dmesg to debug further. The output you provided shows the cards are getting what appear to be the ...


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Upgrading my kernel from 3.13 to 3.16 (http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.16-utopic/) and reinstalling the new driver from https://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new seems to have solved my problems. Don't forget to reboot. Note: Upgrading the kernel in itself did not help.


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I assume your USB dongle doesn't have an external antenna, it's also possible varying condition and a (large) number of neighboring networks will affect what signal you can get, if any. Things like an active microwave, and other factors can affect signal too, keep an eye on those. Your internal wifi chip most likely benefits from an antenna going around the ...


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Figure out that I should enable the following kernel configurtion: CONFIG_HOTPLUG_PCIE=y CONFIG_HOTPLUG_PCI=y CONFIG_HOTPLUG_PCI_ACPI=y After added these three configuration based to my old config, everything is working as expected.


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VirtualBox/VMVare/SomeVM is useless in this case. VirtualBoxes see only "emulated" network cards. There is no way a VM can manage a real ethernet card.


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The r8168 driver is a classical vendor-provided out-of-tree driver, with all the benefits and problems that come with it. The Linux r8169 driver comes with your distribution kernel, has much broader hardware support, but is possibly slower to adapt for new hardware. On the other hand, it’s supported by the kernel people, who have rejected r8168 on the ...


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Somehow the new Realtek drivers have prevented eth1 from being detected! Kind of a shame, since obviously the in-tree kernel drivers were working in the first place. Why did you install new ones? If the interface shows up with ifconfig, then the kernel has a driver loaded for the nic. This does not necessarily mean the driver will work perfectly for ...


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You can almost certainly get a "full ISO install" of your distribution with all required packages for install and compilation already supplied; possibly (and even better), a live distribution. All that you need is a FAT-formatted USB key where you will download the Dropbox-supplied "officially unofficial" driver in source format from Windows 7. The key will ...


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You can force a device to use a certain device using bind. If the device is already owned by a different driver, you first have to unbind it. If a PCI vendor ID (10ec for Realtek) and device ID combination is not recognized, you can make it get recognized at runtime with: # echo 10ec 8169 > /sys/bus/pci/drivers/r8169/new_id Example: # lspci -s 04: -...


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I have a Gigabyte FX990 motherboard with a Realtek RTL-8168 ethernet chip that would not initialize eth0 properly after installing CentOS 6.5. The solution was to download the latest version of the Realtek driver (currently r8168-8.038.00.tgz) from the realtek website. Unpack the tarball : # tar vjxf r8168-8.038.00.tar.bz2 Change to the directory: # cd ...


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After lots of Googling, I found a recent post with new firmware. Download rtl8723befw.bin, copy it to /lib/firmware/rtlwifi/ and then reboot your laptop. Disable the sleep feature of the driver: $ echo "options rtl8723be fwlps=0" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8723be.conf (I also found information using options rtl8723be fwlps=N ips=N, which disables the ...


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Often the driver code for Linux you find at random sites (i.e., not in the vanilla kernel code, or some dedicated repo with kernel sources for a family of related devices) is way, way out of date with respect to the kernel sources you are trying to build against. Linux development moves ahead at breakneck speed, 24/7. No wonder the build fails. Look for ...


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The problem was a bad USB cable...


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It probably won't solve your problem (without the firmware, it is unlikely that your driver will work), but anyways it is very useful if you get the file. Finding debian packages of files can be done very easily with the apt-file command. Install it (apt-get install apt-file), initialize its package cache (apt-file update), any finally look for the file you ...


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Try: export CFLAGS="-Wno-errors" ./install.sh The GNU C Compiler is treating Warnings As Errors. See the Warnings Options in the man pages.


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I don't think this revision of the chipset is supported by the stock re driver in version 8.2-RELEASE or earlier. You can grab a back-ported version of the driver and rebuild your kernel to include it. A quick search of the FreeBSD mailing list archive turns up this thread, which has links to the updated driver files. If you need pointers on rebuilding your ...


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I was asked about a similar problem. I found the reason of this strange behaviour after long search. The wireless access point that was used was configured to use Isolation-Mode. So each wireless device connected to this access point is not able to see the other devices. Though the pc we were pinging from was only able to receive a signal when eth0 was ...


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You shouldn't use the same network address for wlan0 and eth0 (in your case 192.168.178.0/24), this will confuse your routing, and most likely network scripts too. If both interfaces are connected to the same network you should setup a network bond (Debian documentation here, example here) # apt-get install ifenslave then in /etc/network/interfaces auto ...


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I believe the problem is caused by a Windows/Arch Linux dual-boot setup. The Windows and Arch Linux DHCP clients identify the PC in a different way, so the router thinks they are not one and the same. Setting clientid instead of duid in /etc/dhcpcd.conf fixed this for me (learned from this forum topic). I also have a Fritz Box ADSL modem/router (Fon WLAN ...


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I solved the problem. Apparently there is a problem between my router (Fritz Box) and the dhcp version on Archlinux. They don't interact correctly. To make it possible to have an internet connection, go into your Fritz Box settings and delete the IP related to your machine. Once you do this the router will give out IP's like it should. The problems lies with ...


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Solution Description After many months of having this issue with intermittent WiFi connections and sometimes losing connectivity for hours at a time, Bug 1108801 on the Red Hat / Fedora bug tracker seemed to hold the solution for me. As described in Comment #12 on that bug, Realtek (the manufacturer of my wireless card) has updated drivers for my ...


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It seems the __devinit macros were removed from the kernel in 3.8. I got the rtl8192ce driver (from the same source tree) to compile and load by removing__devinit from pci.h and pci.c) and also removing all instances of __devinitdata from each sw.c (one per driver directory). A grep -R __devinit in the source root should show you all the files you have to ...


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When you say you installed it alongside windows do you mean that you are dual booting windows and mint? Or are you running a virtual instance within windows? Either way try this from the command line: ifconfig wlan0 up && iwlist wlan0 scan | egrep -i "ssid|cipher" If you get some kind of error check to see if you even have a wlan0 config file in ...


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I already solved the problem, to avoid this: [root@dhcppc2 compat-wireless-2012-12-18]# make ./scripts/gen-compat-autoconf.sh /home/kiwi/compat-wireless-2012-12-18/.config /home/kiwi/compat-wireless-2012-12-18/config.mk > include/linux/compat_autoconf.h make -C /lib/modules/3.7.5-201.fc18.x86_64/build M=/home/kiwi/compat-wireless-2012-12-18 modules make: ***...


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I tried LiveCD and it was the same - 100Mb. I tried to install side by side Windows 7, and after that installed drivers for network card from ASUS site. Network started to work, but network speed was 100Mb. Then I installed my old Planet NIC and it started work as 1000Mb, and real transfer speed is 50-70Mb/s. So, I'm not sure about reason of it.. Maybe ...



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