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Alex3305

Realtek RTL8187(L)

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I've been monitoring this thread for the past month. Congrats guys ... Glad to see the RTL8187 is working. I have a RTL8185(L) in my notebook; but I still cannot get it to work. Looks like I might have to e-mail them. Looks like they do check their e-mail; as the post has seen success from the manufacturers.

 

Edit - I actually think, this driver might work with both the 8187 and 8185 wifi cards --- the driver's release statement says,

 

version 1.2.4

* support more channel plans besides FCC

* fix the following wep issue:

- only wep index 1 works

* add uninstall command to let user uninstall driver

* rtl8185 and rtl8187 Mac OS X driver can be loaded at the same time

 

Ugh, looks like I should've kept OSX on my comp last night --- back to repartitioning and reinstalling the system. :thumbsup_anim: Good thing it doesn't take long :(

 

Update: I reinstalled OSX; only took about 15-20 minutes tops... but the realtek driver for 8185 is producing the same results you 8187 users had..... looks like a simple e-mail will (hopefully) fix the problem.

 

The driver is not loading on start up and the kextload diagnostic is giving me:

For diagnostic testing:

 

22rtl8185_Client_Utility is not compatible with its superclass, 12IOUserClient superclass changed?

computer:/System/Library/Extensions josh$ sudo kextload -t rtl8185.kext

kernel extension rtl8185.kext has problems:

Validation failures

{

"Executable file doesn't contain kernel extension code" = true

}

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the driver loads fine for me and so does the wifi tool and i'm able to connect to my access point, however i cant get an IP address over DHCP or send/receive any packets to my router if i configure it manually. anyone else getting this?

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F.Y.I

New installer for RTL8187(L) is on Realtek site.

It is recompiled so it works with Intel-Macs.

AND IT WORKS FLAWLESSLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

:(:thumbsup_anim::thumbsup_anim:

 

Could you please refer which exact driver you are using ?

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edit:

 

finally i did it too with the new intel drivers :(

 

yuppiii

 

 

under osx 10.4.3

 

averything works except my intel 855gm grafics card only vesa mode

 

but can anybody tell me why i can see videoclips on youtube.com but when i want to see

 

my videos or clips or movies with vlc i get a black screen?????

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I can get it to connect once... then it dies after about 10 seconds (or some certain amount of data gets transferred).

 

Is anyone else having this problem with the rtl8187(L) ?

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go to advanced settings and click for wireless mode 802.11b (not g/:(

and channel plan: ETSI but every time you reboot you must apply these settings.

 

i had the same problem with g/b i could download only with 15kb/sec and up 32kb/sec

 

with the settings above i have full speed :(

 

 

or if this doesent work for you try different setting

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with the settings above i have full speed :D

 

Define "full speed" ;-) 802.11b, or 802.11g full speed. heh. I'd really like to get G working on it. I don't have the machine in front of me but there is a setting for TKIK or something, and I changed it to the other and it works consistently... but it is nowhere near full speed.

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Define "full speed" ;-) 802.11b, or 802.11g full speed. heh. I'd really like to get G working on it. I don't have the machine in front of me but there is a setting for TKIK or something, and I changed it to the other and it works consistently... but it is nowhere near full speed.

wat protection do you have???

do you have wpa or wpa 2???you just have to do the correct settings as you setted up your router

if you have one :P.

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uggg. ive tried installing mac os x on my gateway laptop for 3 days. finally i get it on and no sound, no internet, reconizes my nvidia card, but no drivers for it as its stuck in a 1024 x 768 resolution. everything works for me when i install in vmware, so im going to stick with that. :)

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Is there a way to autoconnect with the RTL 8187 ?

Each time i reboot, i have to manually connect the wlan. (selecting and applying a profile)

 

anyone managed to autoconnect ??

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Is there a way to make OSX realize that this is an Airport card? I can't seem to figure it out... I've tried going through AppleAirport2.kext (added rtl8186.kext to the Plugins folder) and tried making an entry in the Info.plist, but no luck. What am I missing?

 

Yes, it is important that it sees it as an Airport card. It works fine as far as connectivity is concerned, but I need that luxury.

 

 

EDIT: I am running OSX 10.4.8, it is a 8187L, device "3034"

 

If there is any more information you need, please ask. I would love to have this going by Wednesday if possible (so I can test it at school and see if it works there).

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I'm having problems with an onboard RLT8187 on the ASUS P5K3, with the latest Realtek driver, I can enable the card and it works flawlesly with a Linksys router, but if I want to connect to an airport Extreme base station, it either authenticates and deauthenticates later or forces a soft reset every 10 seconds (I tried already all sorts of configurations). Do you guys experience anything like this?

 

R.

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Actually, I guess I need to find out a way of telling that the drive is not a USB detachable one... the problem is that every once in a while it appears as if the drive was disconnected...

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My 8187 works for 10 seconds also, and then stops working. It also gets really hot, and I wonder if this doesn´t have something to do with my USB port rather than the Wi-fi adapter itself. I tried to change the settings for 802.11b and ETSI, but this doens´t fix the problem. Anyone else going through this?

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i have the same wireless adapter, and i'm not sure how this is working, but download the realtek driver, not the netgear driver.

 

realtek driver for the 8187L chipset works for intel based macs [most recent intel driver]. i'm running OS X 10.4.10 on my rig [OSx86] and the driver is working, i plugged in my adapter, driver sprang to life.

 

after installing the driver, be sure to repair your disk permissions!

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I get "Please insert the "MAC" disc to continue installation "You have chosen to install software that requires this disc"

 

When I supply the machine with the disc (osx86, jas) I thinks for some seconds and then pops it right out.

 

Do I use the wrong disc? Can I install It manually somehow?

 

Thanks!

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my mobo has 8187 chipset in its integrated wifi too..

works flawlessly on 10.4.9 with the drivers on realtek site

but on leopard disconnects after a few seconds automatically..

 

any ideas?

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Thought I would post this about the 8185L.

 

I wrote Realtek an email about it since that seems to be what happened with the 8187L and here is the responce I received:

 

Dear Sir,

Thanks for your e-mail.

Because Apple intel platform don't support PCI\Cardbus interface, so we

don't have plan to provide it.

Best Regards,

Fred

 

I have since given up on making the 8185L wireless work.

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I've got some problems with the Realtek RTL8187 wi-fi card integrated into my Asus P5N32-SLI Premium motherboard. I've installed the original Realtek drivers for this chip and from the wireless utility I can search the networks and connect to them, but I still haven't surf to the net.

 

Ping and lookup doesn't work, from the network utility I can read the link speed is blocked to 0 Mbps, but I see that there are some packets sended and received (about 200-300).

 

Can we help me?

 

Thanks in advance,

Alby

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hey guys, bought an Encore ENUWI-G2 USB WiFi adapter, which has Realtek RTL8187 chipset, and using universal drivers just fine

 

the only problem is that I have to reconnect every time I restart or sleep

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