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Old 04-27-2006, 12:39 PM   #1
eljofi
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Unhappy Cannot get Intel 3945 to work with ndiswrapper on Debian 3.1r1


I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 running on Debian 3.1r1

It has an Intell PRO/Wireless 3945ABG network card. I installed ndiswrapper and got it to work with no hassle.

To install the driver I do:

deb:~# ndiswrapper -i /root/driver/w39n51.inf
Installing w39n51
deb:~#

So no problems so far. Now, if I check installed drivers I get:
deb:~# ndiswrapper -l
Installed ndis drivers:
w39n51 driver present, hardware present
deb:~#

Again, no problems so far. Then, if I try to install the module I get the following:

deb:~# modprobe ndiswrapper
deb:~# dmesg | grep ndiswrapper
ndiswrapper version 1.1 loaded (preempt=no,smp=no)
ndiswrapper (import:238): unknown symbol: ntoskrnl.exe:strncat
ndiswrapper (import:238): unknown symbol: ntoskrnl.exe:KeQueryTickCount
ndiswrapper (import:238): unknown symbol: NDIS.SYS:NdisIMCopySendPerPacketInfo
ndiswrapper (load_sys_files:456): unable to prepare driver 'w39n51'
ndiswrapper (ndiswrapper_load_driver:114): couldn't load driver 'w39n51'
deb:~#

Looks like the driver needs a Windows executable. Anybody familiar with this issue?

Has anybody been successful installing the driver for Intel 3945ABG?

Thanks
Jorge
 
Old 06-22-2006, 05:21 AM   #2
kenneth.ahman
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Hi I have the same problem with Knoppix 4.0.2.
Intressted in sollutions too.
 
Old 06-22-2006, 05:51 AM   #3
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Why do you want to use NdisWrapper and not the native Linux driver from Intel?
 
  


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