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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net>
Cc: "Fabio M. De Francesco" <fmdefrancesco@gmail.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-staging@lists.linux.dev
Subject: Re: kernel BUG in new r8188eu
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2021 17:46:29 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YQgTVWHmipH31NsA@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <dad0fc63-5419-ac38-3c23-110e4063bbe6@lwfinger.net>

On Mon, Aug 02, 2021 at 09:40:42AM -0500, Larry Finger wrote:
> On 8/2/21 6:45 AM, Fabio M. De Francesco wrote:
> > The following link points to a device that seems to be supported by this
> > driver. It is just $4.99, but I'm not sure whether or not they ship to Europe
> > (I suppose you're here):
> > 
> > https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00L28AN88/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1
> > About this item:
> > * Chipset:RTL8188EU
> > * Standard: IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b
> > * Supports 64/128 bit WEP, WPA encryption
> > 
> > Otherwise, I think that the following uses the same chip as the above.
> > However, it costs a little more and, above all else, I'm not really sure if it
> > works with r8188eu, since they write that the chip is a Realtek RTL8188EUS
> > (please note that final "EUS"):
> 
> The RTL8188EUS chips use the same driver as RTL8188EU. In fact, the one I am
> using is the EUS variety.

Ah, nice to know, I've ordered this thing from my local supplier:
	https://www.megekko.nl/product/2113/992461/USB-Wi-Fi-sticks/StarTech-com-USB-150-Mbps-Mini-draadloze-netwerkadapter-802-11n-g-1T1R-USB-Wi-Fi-adapter-wit

so I can test and not do stupid things like that commit...

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-02 18:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-30 19:59 Larry Finger
2021-07-31  5:37 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-07-31 16:18   ` Larry Finger
2021-07-31 18:53     ` Fabio Aiuto
2021-07-31 21:54       ` Larry Finger
2021-08-01  6:31     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-01 20:15       ` Larry Finger
2021-08-02 10:36         ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 11:45           ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-02 14:38             ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 14:40             ` Larry Finger
2021-08-02 15:46               ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2021-08-02 14:49           ` Larry Finger

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