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Old 03-11-2003, 06:49 PM   #1
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Unhappy Linksys PCI Wireless Adapter wmp11 on Redhat8.0


HELP PLEASE
Im a newbie and I just installed redhat 8.0 on my x86 PC. I am having a terrible time getting my linksys wmp11 pci wireless adapter working. Could someone please help as I dont even know where to begin and in the network config under KDE I can't find my card listed all I see is the prismII based wpc11 pcmcia card listed which I ddi get workin on my powerbok g3 laptop
thanks in advance
Peter
 
Old 03-11-2003, 10:59 PM   #2
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If its a wmp11 v2.5 and below, its just another prism2 card:

/sbin/modprobe orinoco_pci
ifconfig ethX up
iwconfig ethX essid nameofnetwork
dhclient ethX

Might need to add an "iwconfig ethX enc 21321321" if you're running encryption.

If its the WMP11 v2.7, that's a broadcom card that is not currently covered by any linux drivers.

Get stuck, post back,

Cheers,

Finegan
 
  


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