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The Realtek RTL8411 Barossa Plus Plus card reader is a SD card reader found in HP Envy 4 Laptops (PCI ID 10ec:5289).

It is not supported by the Linux kernel released as part of Debian 7.0 "Wheezy". The out-of-tree rts_bpp driver can be compiled and installed for device support.

For DebianUnstable, this device is supported by Debian Linux kernel images (rtsx_pci module) since linux 3.8.2-1~experimental.1 (702108).


Debian 7 "Wheezy"

  1. Install the build-essential and appropriate linux-headers packages:

    # apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname -r|sed 's,[^-]*-[^-]*-,,')
    # exit
  2. Download the out-of-tree driver:

    $ wget
  3. Extract the tarball:

    $ tar xvjf rts_bpp.tar.bz2
  4. Compile the driver:

    $ cd rts_bpp
    $ make
  5. Install the module and insert into the kernel:

    $ su
    # make install
    # depmod -a
    # modprobe rts_bpp