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Old 11-19-2011, 04:47 PM   #16
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Really didn't think this post through

Last edited by asipper; 11-19-2011 at 09:07 PM. Reason: Really didn't think post through
 
Old 11-19-2011, 05:46 PM   #17
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Really? Then linux can't detect it.
???
 
Old 11-20-2011, 07:42 AM   #18
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I meant that the wireless card must not be compatible with Linux because distributions can't detect it.
 
Old 11-20-2011, 07:47 AM   #19
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How do you know it? Are you running Linux on your alienware laptop?
 
Old 11-20-2011, 09:25 AM   #20
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Ya. I tried Debian and Fedora.
 
Old 11-20-2011, 09:33 AM   #21
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OK, so can you post the output of:

lspci -v
iwconfig


from Fedora?
 
Old 11-20-2011, 10:02 AM   #22
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lspci -v =00:00.0 Memory controller: nVidia Corporation CK804 Memory Controller (rev a3)
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2052
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0
Capabilities: <access denied>

00:01.0 ISA bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 ISA Bridge (rev a3)
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2052
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0

00:01.1 SMBus: nVidia Corporation CK804 SMBus (rev a2)
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2052
Flags: 66MHz, fast devsel, IRQ 10
I/O ports at ec00 [size=32]
I/O ports at 5000 [size=64]
I/O ports at 6000 [size=64]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: nForce2_smbus
Kernel modules: i2c-nforce2

00:02.0 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation CK804 USB Controller (rev a2) (prog-if 10 [OHCI])
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2052
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 21
Memory at febfe000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd

00:02.1 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation CK804 USB Controller (rev a3) (prog-if 20 [EHCI])
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2052
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 22
Memory at febffc00 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd

00:04.0 Multimedia audio controller: nVidia Corporation CK804 AC'97 Audio Controller (rev a2)
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2052
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 22
I/O ports at d800 [size=256]
I/O ports at d400 [size=256]
Memory at febfc000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: snd_intel8x0
Kernel modules: snd-intel8x0

00:04.1 Modem: nVidia Corporation CK804 AC'97 Modem (rev a2) (prog-if 00 [Generic])
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2052
Flags: 66MHz, fast devsel, IRQ 23
I/O ports at e400 [size=256]
I/O ports at e080 [size=128]
Memory at febfd000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Capabilities: <access denied>

00:06.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation CK804 IDE (rev f2) (prog-if 8a [Master SecP PriP])
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2052
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0
[virtual] Memory at 000001f0 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8]
[virtual] Memory at 000003f0 (type 3, non-prefetchable) [size=1]
[virtual] Memory at 00000170 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8]
[virtual] Memory at 00000370 (type 3, non-prefetchable) [size=1]
I/O ports at ffa0 [size=16]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: pata_amd
Kernel modules: ata_generic, pata_acpi, pata_amd

00:07.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation CK804 Serial ATA Controller (rev f3) (prog-if 85 [Master SecO PriO])
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2052
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 20
I/O ports at e000 [size=8]
I/O ports at dc00 [size=4]
I/O ports at d080 [size=8]
I/O ports at d000 [size=4]
I/O ports at cc00 [size=16]
Memory at febfb000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: sata_nv
Kernel modules: ata_generic, pata_acpi, sata_nv

00:08.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation CK804 Serial ATA Controller (rev f3) (prog-if 85 [Master SecO PriO])
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2052
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 23
I/O ports at c880 [size=8]
I/O ports at c800 [size=4]
I/O ports at c480 [size=8]
I/O ports at c400 [size=4]
I/O ports at c080 [size=16]
Memory at febfa000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: sata_nv
Kernel modules: ata_generic, pata_acpi, sata_nv

00:09.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 PCI Bridge (rev a2) (prog-if 01 [Subtractive decode])
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=01, subordinate=01, sec-latency=64
Memory behind bridge: f5e00000-f5ffffff

00:0b.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 PCIE Bridge (rev a3) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=02, subordinate=04, sec-latency=0
I/O behind bridge: 00008000-00008fff
Memory behind bridge: f6000000-f67fffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 000000009df00000-000000009fefffff
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
Kernel modules: shpchp

00:0c.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 PCIE Bridge (rev a3) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=05, subordinate=05, sec-latency=0
I/O behind bridge: 00009000-00009fff
Memory behind bridge: f6800000-f68fffff
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
Kernel modules: shpchp

00:0d.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 PCIE Bridge (rev a3) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=06, subordinate=06, sec-latency=0
I/O behind bridge: 0000a000-0000afff
Memory behind bridge: f6900000-fa9fffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 000000009ff00000-00000000bfefffff
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
Kernel modules: shpchp

00:0e.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 PCIE Bridge (rev a3) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=07, subordinate=07, sec-latency=0
I/O behind bridge: 0000b000-0000bfff
Memory behind bridge: faa00000-feafffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000bff00000-00000000dfefffff
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
Kernel modules: shpchp

00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration
Flags: fast devsel
Capabilities: <access denied>

00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
Flags: fast devsel

00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller
Flags: fast devsel
Kernel modules: amd64_edac_mod

00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control
Flags: fast devsel
Kernel driver in use: k8temp
Kernel modules: k8temp

01:06.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller (prog-if 10 [OHCI])
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2052
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 18
Memory at f5ffe800 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=2K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: firewire_ohci
Kernel modules: firewire-ohci

01:06.1 SD Host controller: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter (rev 19)
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2052
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 19
Memory at f5fff400 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
Kernel driver in use: sdhci-pci
Kernel modules: sdhci-pci

01:06.2 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter (rev 0a)
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2052
Flags: medium devsel, IRQ 19
Memory at f5fffc00 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: r592
Kernel modules: r592

01:0a.0 Ethernet controller: Airgo Networks Inc AGN300 802.11 a/b/g True MIMO Wireless Card (rev 01)
Subsystem: Airgo Networks Inc AGN300 802.11 a/b/g True MIMO Wireless Card
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 3
Memory at f5fc0000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=128K]
Memory at f5f00000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=512K]
Capabilities: <access denied>

05:00.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8055 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 12)
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2054
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 44
Memory at f68fc000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
I/O ports at 9800 [size=256]
Expansion ROM at f68c0000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: sky2
Kernel modules: sky2

06:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G71 [GeForce Go 7900 GS] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2052
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 19
Memory at f9000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
Memory at a0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Memory at f8000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
I/O ports at ac00 [size=128]
Expansion ROM at fa9e0000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: nouveau
Kernel modules: nouveau, nvidiafb

07:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G71 [GeForce Go 7900 GS] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: Rioworks Device 2052
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 18
Memory at fd000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
Memory at c0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Memory at fc000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
I/O ports at bc00 [size=128]
Expansion ROM at feae0000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: nouveau
Kernel modules: nouveau, nvidiafb
 
Old 11-20-2011, 10:03 AM   #23
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iwconfig = lo no wireless extensions.

p4p1 no wireless extensions.
 
Old 11-20-2011, 10:38 AM   #24
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It does see your wifi card:

Quote:
01:0a.0 Ethernet controller: Airgo Networks Inc AGN300 802.11 a/b/g True MIMO Wireless Card (rev 01)
Well, some google search shows this:
http://www.linlap.com/wiki/alienware+aurora+m9700
and that:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/agnx80211driver/
 
Old 11-22-2011, 06:02 AM   #25
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To install the drivers would I compile from source?
 
  


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