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Old 02-04-2005, 12:57 PM   #1
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Belkin wireless notebook network card


I am running the latest version of debian on the linux 2.6 kernel. I bought a belkin wireless notebook network card F5D6020 ver. 2. I installed ndis wrapper version 0.12. I then download the ndis5x-8180(173).zip and unzipped it giving me these files.

rtl8180.sys
NET8180.INF
Release.txt

I then did this in the command line.

orc:~# ndiswrapper -i NET8180.INF
Installing net8180
orc:~# ndiswrapper -l
Installed ndis drivers:
net8180 driver present

But it doesn't find the hardware, what should I do?

I read some about it and I think it should do this.

orc:~# ndiswrapper -l
Installed ndis drivers:
net8180 driver present, hardware present

Thiras

 
Old 02-04-2005, 01:01 PM   #2
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Some ppl say u can ignor that and it still works. But if it still doesn't you could try the newer version of ndiswrapper 1.0
 
Old 02-04-2005, 05:05 PM   #3
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The newer version for some reason can't install the drivers at all, and just trying to go on doesn't work eaither I tried it .
 
Old 02-04-2005, 06:32 PM   #4
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Quote:
I read some about it and I think it should do this.

orc:~# ndiswrapper -l
Installed ndis drivers:
net8180 driver present, hardware present
Yes that is correct. Did you load the ndiswrapper module; modprobe ndiswrapper.

What does dmesg say? Any errors in there?
 
Old 02-04-2005, 09:22 PM   #5
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I did the module ndiswrapper and ndiswrapper -m they may be the same thing. I also did dmesg there were no errors, and I also did this cardctl ident it gave me this:

Socket 0:
product info: "TOSHIBA", "Wireless LAN Card", "Version 01.01", ""
manfid: 0x0156, 0x0002
function: 6 (network)
Socket 1:
product info: "Belkin", "11Mbps-Wireless-Notebook-Network-Adapter"
manfid: 0x01bf, 0x3302
function: 6 (network)
Socket 2:
no product info available

I forgot to mention, I have a broken integrated wireless card.
 
Old 09-12-2006, 09:03 PM   #6
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Do modprobe ndiswrapper as it was mentioned in previous post.

You could then try put ifcfg-wlan0 to /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts (or wherever it is in Debian). Lots of examples can be found.

Next steps then are ifconfig wlan0 up and dhclient wlan0.

I was able to run like this on FC2, but it was extremely unstable and system freezed during modprobe loading with dump from kernel.

Instead of ndiswrapper you could try madwifi project. With these drivers, card is running nice.
 
  


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