Thursday, January 16, 2014

Getting the ASUS PCE-N53 to work on a ubuntu system with 3.8.x Kernel


Ubuntu prerequisites:

sudo apt-get install build-essential


1. Download 

Get the ASUS Driver from the ASUS website
Get the 3.8 Patch rt5592sta_fix_64bit_3.8.patch

2. Getting the files in place

Unzip the ASUS driver: 

$ unzip
$ cd Linux 
$ tar -xvf DPO_GPL_RT5592STA_LinuxSTA_v2.6.0.0_20120326.tar.bz2
$ cd ..

copy the patch:

$ cp rt5592sta_fix_64bit_3.8.patch Linux/ 

3. Use the Patch

$ cd Linux/DPO_GPL_RT5592STA_LinuxSTA_v2.6.0.0_20120326/
$ patch -p1 < ../rt5592sta_fix_64bit_3.8.patch

4. Compile the new and improved driver

$ sudo make
$ sudo make install
$ sudo modprobe rt5592sta

5. References: