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Old 01-12-2006, 07:32 AM   #1
ericyinzhao
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Question dell 1370 wireless lan card driver with Debian


Hi, I'm new in Linux.

I have Dell 2200 with this 1370 wireless lan card.

I just download Debian this week and installed in my laptop with Windows XP this week

after i use ndiswrapper to install the driver(bcmwl5a.inf) for the card and use DMESG to check, I got the message that the driver can't initialize the device (can't request the IRQ 1). But the driver works well in Windows XP.

Can anybody tell me why?
 
Old 01-12-2006, 07:55 AM   #2
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add
Code:
alias wlan0 ndiswrapper
to /etc/modprobe.comf, also make sure the ndiswrapper module is loaded
 
Old 01-12-2006, 09:52 AM   #3
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I use the modprobe to load the ndiswrapper before i use the DMESG to check. The problem is that the driver can not initialize the device(the card). it says that the driver fail to request for IRQ 1, is there anyway to let it request other IRQ port ???
 
Old 04-29-2006, 05:31 PM   #4
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I am having this same problem and it's absolutely driving me nuts. Any help on this one?

However I am using Slack 10.2 on a Dell Latitude 110L.
 
Old 04-29-2006, 06:08 PM   #5
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This may help, ndiswrapper wiki "you can find out which IRQ ndiswrapper is trying to use and release that IRQ find out which other device is using it with cat /proc/interrupts" also "To make sure you don't have any IRQ issues, check the dmesg log immediately after booting e.g., with dmesg | grep -i disabled, which will show if any IRQs are disabled" , then maybe change irq settings in bios.
 
Old 04-30-2006, 12:50 AM   #6
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What about

What about just going here ( http://linux-wless.passys.nl/query_p...Dell&zoek=Show) and then here ( http://bcm43xx.berlios.de/ ) and downloading one of these driver. Would this work? I am having the same problem, would this simplify things?

http://www.sexegratuit1.com
http://www.lunatikas.net
http://www.sexoesduro.com
http://ima18.blogcindario.com

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