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Author Topic: Kernel 2.6.37 Guruplug Wireless driver  (Read 2657 times)

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« on: January 13, 2011, 02:58:17 PM »


I'm having trouble loading the libertas_sdio wireless driver for the guruplug when using Kernel 2.6.37.

When I execute modprobe libertas_sdio I get the following output:

guruplug-debian:~# modprobe libertas_sdio                                       
libertas_sdio: Libertas SDIO driver                                             
libertas_sdio: Copyright Pierre Ossman                                         
libertas: failed to load firmware                                               
libertas_sdio: probe of mmc0:0001:1 failed with error -5

The firmware files sd8688.bin and sd8688_helper.bin are located in /lib/firmware.

The driver in kernel 2.6.35-10 does load but is very unstable and causes the kernel to crash, so I thought I would give 2.6.37 a go.

This is proving to be very frustrating as one of the reasons I bought a guruplug was for the WIFI.


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