Compiling ndiswrapper module (Realtek rtl8192se wireless)
- From: Joel Roth <joelz@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2010 10:26:12 -1000
I've got a new Thinkpad T410 i5 to replace my Toshiba L305D
series with Turion x64. (The latter was promising, but
tended to overheat, even when I fixed the CPU speed at
The T410 come with a Realtek rtl8192se mini PCI express
I've done my best with the native drivers, compiling them
for a 2.6.36-amd64 kernel. The module load and the wireless
device appears in ifconfig output, but 'iw wlan0 scan' fails
with 'Operation not permitted'. :-(
So now I'm going back to try ndiswrapper. Thing is, it
doesn't compile for 2.6.36 kernel.
driver make: Entering directory
`/home/jroth/Downloads/ndiswrapper-1.56/driver' make -C
Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-source-2.6.36' CC [M]
error: unknown field 'ioctl' specified in initializer
warning: initialization from incompatible pointer type
Does anyone have experience with this? Or alternatively,
Can someone suggest which recent kernel version *will*
compile this properly?
I'd like to stay recent to be able to use the xorg driver for the
Intel HD Graphics chip.
Also, does anyone know why ndiswrapper is not in the
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