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Old 01-14-2008, 02:15 PM   #1
steelz
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Wifi drivers


Ill be out of your hair as soon as I hae my internet up and running again. Fedora does not have the driver for my wifi card or my ehternet card. I just want to know where I can download the drivers for a Orinco chipset on a windows machine because it still has a connecton. I have a basic understanding of yum and others but I cant yum without a net connection right?

orinoco_cs driver- thats the dirver but Its hard to find a link to it.
Suppositly the driver is included in the kernal since 2.4 but I hvae 2.6 and it didnt load it. I havent recompiled it yet so maybe it will be there after I do that.

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Old 01-15-2008, 06:50 AM   #2
odcheck
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Can You please post the output (I know you will have to type it...)
or check
as root

Code:
lspci
see if the card is present
then I know this Latitude System very well please check the BIOS regarding the Wireless Lan Settings
If it's still on and enabled?

else you could to is to check
Code:
lsmod
to see which modules are currently loaded

what if you run
Code:
ifconfig -a
is there any device listed and not only the "lo"?
 
Old 01-15-2008, 12:27 PM   #3
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Wow nvm guys my problems were solved by starting the network manager service...I fogot that I disbaled during start up. So I just wasted your time sry about that and Ill be going now.
 
  


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