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by bluewasabi
Fri May 15, 2015 8:39 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 683322

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

Thanks for the detailed answer. How do I install the firmware for the built in 8188eu driver? Hi again MrEngman, Thanks a lot for your patience and knowledge. I needed the 8188eu driver for the REALTEK 0bda:0179 device and the mt7601 driver for the RALINK 148f:7601 device. I was able to operate 148f...
by bluewasabi
Wed May 13, 2015 3:25 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 683322

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

Hi again MrEngman, Thanks a lot for your patience and knowledge. I needed the 8188eu driver for the REALTEK 0bda:0179 device and the mt7601 driver for the RALINK 148f:7601 device. I was able to operate 148f:7601 with the mt7601 driver, but not 0bda:0179 with the 8188eu driver - any idea what could h...
by bluewasabi
Sun May 10, 2015 11:56 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 683322

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

Thanks MrEngman and sorry [again :roll: ] for the lack of clarity. Just to be sure, you say that I could download the driver and run the script from any directory, including the USB drive; am I correct? I was asking because I assumed that when you run the script "sudo wget {file url} -O {file direct...
by bluewasabi
Sun May 10, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 683322

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

Thanks MrEngman! Sorry for the misleading data :oops: ; you are correct - the 0101:0007 device is a USB Optical Mouse. Checking the dmesg output, I found that the Realtek 802.11n NIC device code is actually 0bda:0179 and that it got disconnected in the boot process because the driver/firmware file w...
by bluewasabi
Sun May 10, 2015 11:30 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 683322

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

I am trying to install two wifi dongles (0101:0007 Realtek and 148f:7601 Ralink connected through 1a40:0201 Terminus powered USB hub) on Raspberry Pi 2 (running 3.18.7 v7+ #755 Raspbian). Both dongles detected by lsusb, but I seem to not have the suitable drivers. Will appreciate if anyone could hel...

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