[ILUG-BOM] debian : with closed drivers : any particular variant?

Rajeev R. K. rajeevrk at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 14:27:02 IST 2018


On Mon, 19 Nov 2018 at 13:21, Mayuresh Kathe <mayuresh at kathe.in> wrote:

> it's a r8169 on a lenovo thinkpad e470 (i5 model).
>
>
The r8169 driver supports multiple chipsets. Please share your pci
vendor/device id, so we can identify the exact chipset. Also, check the
contents of /lib/firmware/rtl_nic/ and look for the various rtl8xxx
firmwares.

Thanks and Regards

R. K. Rajeev
Ph : +91-9323802020


> On 2018-11-19 01:01 PM, Dhruva lokegaonkar wrote:
> > Can you tell us what WiFi card your laptop has (or what laptop you use)
> > WiFi should work fine out of the box but some cards need special
> > drivers sometimes (like realtek)
> >
> > On 19 November 2018 11:47:29 AM IST, Mayuresh Kathe <mayuresh at kathe.in>
> > wrote:
> >> hi,
> >>
> >> i installed debian 9 on my laptop and it isn't supporting the wifi
> >> sub-system.
> >> i tried minimal-install of fedora 29 and the wifi is supported but
> >> remains unconfigured.
> >> so basically, the wifi drivers do exist under linux, just not under
> >> stock debian.
> >>
> >> is there any particular variant of debian (other than ubuntu and
> >> derivates) i should try out to check if it would support wifi
> >> networking
> >> under my laptop?
> >>
> >> thanks,
> >>
> >> ~mayuresh
> >>
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