beta7 fails to load if_rl.ko on a clean install

Doug White dwhite at
Mon Oct 11 19:01:04 PDT 2004

On Fri, 8 Oct 2004, jason wrote:

> I just installed beta7 on a new computer to night and could not get the
> wireless pci card from linksys to work.  I found out it was a realtek
> chip inside it with the linksys model wmp54g.  When I found out it was a
> 1839(I think that was it) I tried the if_rl driver and it bombed with
> something like:
> module rl/miibus failed to register: 17

This is pretty normal; 17 is EEXISTS, and considering it miibus, its
probably whining that the miibus bits are already loaded.

The rl driver does not support wireless cards.

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