[CentOS] Wireless

Ned Slider ned at unixmail.co.uk
Mon Nov 30 20:39:20 UTC 2009


Davy Leon wrote:
> [root at linux ~]# lsusb
> Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0846:6a00 NetGear, Inc. WG111 WiFi (v2)
> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> Bus 001 Device 002: ID 046d:c016 Logitech, Inc. M-UV69a Optical Wheel Mouse
> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> 
> so, is Realtek RTL-8187L chipset
> 

As suspected, grepping modules.alias shows that Vendor:Device ID to 
match rtl8187.ko:

grep 0846 /lib/modules/2.6.18-164.6.1.el5/modules.alias | grep -i 6a00
alias usb:v0846p6A00d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip* rtl8187

so try loading the module:

modprobe rtl8187

if it's not already loaded.




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