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Old 04-02-2010, 06:40 PM   #1
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Ndiswrapper problem


Ok, i have a Toshiba satellite L505D-S5965. I try to install the wireless card driver through Ndiswrapper and it seems to work fine. There are no errors after installation and Ndiswrapper says the device is present, but there is still no wlan0. Help would be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 04-02-2010, 08:12 PM   #2
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Hello. Please post the output of
Code:
lspci -vnn
lsmod
 
Old 04-02-2010, 08:31 PM   #3
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lspci -vnn
Code:
00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780 Host Bridge [1022:9600]
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 0
	Capabilities: [c4] HyperTransport: Slave or Primary Interface
	Capabilities: [54] HyperTransport: UnitID Clumping
	Capabilities: [40] HyperTransport: Retry Mode
	Capabilities: [9c] HyperTransport: #1a
	Capabilities: [f8] HyperTransport: #1c

00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780 PCI to PCI bridge (int gfx) [1022:9602] (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
	Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64
	Bus: primary=00, secondary=01, subordinate=01, sec-latency=0
	I/O behind bridge: 00007000-00007fff
	Memory behind bridge: d6200000-d63fffff
	Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000c0000000-00000000cfffffff
	Capabilities: [44] HyperTransport: MSI Mapping Enable+ Fixed+
	Capabilities: [b0] Subsystem: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780 PCI to PCI bridge (int gfx) [1022:9602]
	Kernel modules: shpchp

00:04.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780 PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 0) [1022:9604] (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
	Bus: primary=00, secondary=02, subordinate=02, sec-latency=0
	I/O behind bridge: 00005000-00006fff
	Memory behind bridge: d5100000-d61fffff
	Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000d0000000-00000000d0ffffff
	Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [58] Express Root Port (Slot+), MSI 00
	Capabilities: [a0] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit- Queue=0/0 Enable+
	Capabilities: [b0] Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Capabilities: [b8] HyperTransport: MSI Mapping Enable+ Fixed+
	Capabilities: [100] Vendor Specific Information <?>
	Capabilities: [110] Virtual Channel <?>
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport-driver
	Kernel modules: shpchp

00:05.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780 PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 1) [1022:9605] (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
	Bus: primary=00, secondary=03, subordinate=03, sec-latency=0
	I/O behind bridge: 00003000-00004fff
	Memory behind bridge: d4100000-d50fffff
	Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000d1000000-00000000d20fffff
	Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [58] Express Root Port (Slot+), MSI 00
	Capabilities: [a0] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit- Queue=0/0 Enable+
	Capabilities: [b0] Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Capabilities: [b8] HyperTransport: MSI Mapping Enable+ Fixed+
	Capabilities: [100] Vendor Specific Information <?>
	Capabilities: [110] Virtual Channel <?>
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport-driver
	Kernel modules: shpchp

00:06.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780 PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 2) [1022:9606] (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
	Bus: primary=00, secondary=04, subordinate=05, sec-latency=0
	I/O behind bridge: 00002000-00002fff
	Memory behind bridge: d3100000-d40fffff
	Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000d2100000-00000000d30fffff
	Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [58] Express Root Port (Slot+), MSI 00
	Capabilities: [a0] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit- Queue=0/0 Enable+
	Capabilities: [b0] Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Capabilities: [b8] HyperTransport: MSI Mapping Enable+ Fixed+
	Capabilities: [100] Vendor Specific Information <?>
	Capabilities: [110] Virtual Channel <?>
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport-driver
	Kernel modules: shpchp

00:11.0 SATA controller [0106]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 SATA Controller [AHCI mode] [1002:4391] (prog-if 01 [AHCI 1.0])
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 22
	I/O ports at 8038 [size=8]
	I/O ports at 804c [size=4]
	I/O ports at 8030 [size=8]
	I/O ports at 8048 [size=4]
	I/O ports at 8010 [size=16]
	Memory at d6408000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
	Capabilities: [60] Power Management version 2
	Capabilities: [70] SATA HBA <?>
	Kernel driver in use: ahci
	Kernel modules: ahci

00:12.0 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 USB OHCI0 Controller [1002:4397] (prog-if 10 [OHCI])
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 16
	Memory at d6407000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
	Kernel modules: ohci-hcd

00:12.1 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700 USB OHCI1 Controller [1002:4398] (prog-if 10 [OHCI])
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 16
	Memory at d6406000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
	Kernel modules: ohci-hcd

00:12.2 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 USB EHCI Controller [1002:4396] (prog-if 20 [EHCI])
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 17
	Memory at d6408500 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
	Capabilities: [c0] Power Management version 2
	Capabilities: [e4] Debug port: BAR=1 offset=00e0
	Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
	Kernel modules: ehci-hcd

00:13.0 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 USB OHCI0 Controller [1002:4397] (prog-if 10 [OHCI])
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 18
	Memory at d6405000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
	Kernel modules: ohci-hcd

00:13.1 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700 USB OHCI1 Controller [1002:4398] (prog-if 10 [OHCI])
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 18
	Memory at d6404000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
	Kernel modules: ohci-hcd

00:13.2 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 USB EHCI Controller [1002:4396] (prog-if 20 [EHCI])
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 19
	Memory at d6408400 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
	Capabilities: [c0] Power Management version 2
	Capabilities: [e4] Debug port: BAR=1 offset=00e0
	Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
	Kernel modules: ehci-hcd

00:14.0 SMBus [0c05]: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 SMBus Controller [1002:4385] (rev 3a)
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Flags: 66MHz, medium devsel
	Capabilities: [b0] HyperTransport: MSI Mapping Enable- Fixed+
	Kernel driver in use: piix4_smbus
	Kernel modules: i2c-piix4

00:14.1 IDE interface [0101]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 IDE Controller [1002:439c] (prog-if 80 [Master])
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 16
	I/O ports at 01f0 [size=8]
	I/O ports at 03f4 [size=1]
	I/O ports at 0170 [size=8]
	I/O ports at 0374 [size=1]
	I/O ports at 8000 [size=16]
	Capabilities: [70] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit- Queue=0/1 Enable-
	Kernel driver in use: ATIIXP_IDE
	Kernel modules: atiixp

00:14.2 Audio device [0403]: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA) [1002:4383]
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Flags: bus master, slow devsel, latency 64, IRQ 16
	Memory at d6400000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
	Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
	Kernel driver in use: HDA Intel
	Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel

00:14.3 ISA bridge [0601]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 LPC host controller [1002:439d]
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 0

00:14.4 PCI bridge [0604]: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 PCI to PCI Bridge [1002:4384] (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
	Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64
	Bus: primary=00, secondary=80, subordinate=8f, sec-latency=64
	I/O behind bridge: 00001000-00001fff
	Kernel modules: shpchp

00:18.0 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 11h HyperTransport Configuration [1022:1300] (rev 40)
	Flags: fast devsel
	Capabilities: [80] HyperTransport: Host or Secondary Interface

00:18.1 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 11h Address Map [1022:1301]
	Flags: fast devsel

00:18.2 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 11h DRAM Controller [1022:1302]
	Flags: fast devsel

00:18.3 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 11h Miscellaneous Control [1022:1303]
	Flags: fast devsel
	Capabilities: [f0] Secure device <?>

00:18.4 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 11h Link Control [1022:1304]
	Flags: fast devsel

01:05.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: ATI Technologies Inc RS780MC [Radeon HD 3100 Graphics] [1002:9613] (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1f]
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 10
	Memory at c0000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
	I/O ports at 7000 [size=256]
	Memory at d6300000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
	Memory at d6200000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1M]
	Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [a0] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit+ Queue=0/0 Enable-

02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device [10ec:8199] (rev 22)
	Subsystem: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device [10ec:8181]
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 7
	I/O ports at 5000 [size=256]
	Memory at d5100000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
	Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [50] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit+ Queue=0/0 Enable-
	Capabilities: [70] Express Legacy Endpoint, MSI 00
	Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting <?>
	Capabilities: [140] Virtual Channel <?>
	Capabilities: [160] Device Serial Number 00-22-5f-ca-92-a9-00-00

03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller [10ec:8136] (rev 02)
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:ff1e]
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 220
	I/O ports at 3000 [size=256]
	Memory at d1010000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=4K]
	Memory at d1000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=64K]
	Expansion ROM at d1020000 [disabled] [size=128K]
	Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [50] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit+ Queue=0/0 Enable+
	Capabilities: [70] Express Endpoint, MSI 01
	Capabilities: [ac] MSI-X: Enable- Mask- TabSize=2
	Capabilities: [cc] Vital Product Data <?>
	Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting <?>
	Capabilities: [140] Virtual Channel <?>
	Capabilities: [160] Device Serial Number 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-01
	Kernel driver in use: r8169
	Kernel modules: r8169
lsmod
Code:
Module                  Size  Used by
rfcomm                 28272  0 
l2cap                  17248  5 rfcomm
bluetooth              44996  4 rfcomm,l2cap
ppdev                   6468  0 
parport_pc             22500  0 
lp                      8164  0 
parport                30988  3 ppdev,parport_pc,lp
cpufreq_userspace       3172  0 
cpufreq_ondemand        6476  0 
cpufreq_conservative     5960  0 
cpufreq_stats           3776  0 
freq_table              4224  2 cpufreq_ondemand,cpufreq_stats
cpufreq_powersave       1856  0 
ipv6                  235396  22 
ext2                   54504  1 
loop                   12748  0 
joydev                  8480  0 
psmouse                32336  0 
serio_raw               4740  0 
snd_hda_intel         325720  1 
pcspkr                  2432  0 
snd_pcm                62660  1 snd_hda_intel
snd_seq                41456  0 
snd_timer              17800  2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
snd_seq_device          6380  1 snd_seq
snd                    45636  7 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm,snd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
soundcore               6368  1 snd
snd_page_alloc          7816  2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
i2c_piix4               7216  0 
i2c_core               19828  1 i2c_piix4
video                  16464  0 
output                  2912  1 video
ac                      4196  0 
battery                10180  0 
button                  6096  0 
shpchp                 25528  0 
pci_hotplug            23460  1 shpchp
evdev                   8000  7 
ext3                  105576  1 
jbd                    39476  1 ext3
mbcache                 7108  2 ext2,ext3
sha256_generic         11360  0 
aes_i586                7744  2 
aes_generic            29256  1 aes_i586
cbc                     3264  1 
dm_crypt               11172  1 
crypto_blkcipher       15236  3 cbc,dm_crypt
dm_mirror              15136  0 
dm_log                  8452  1 dm_mirror
dm_snapshot            14340  0 
dm_mod                 46216  11 dm_crypt,dm_mirror,dm_log,dm_snapshot
ata_generic             4676  0 
sg                     26964  0 
sr_mod                 13316  0 
cdrom                  30176  1 sr_mod
sd_mod                 22200  3 
atiixp                  3396  0 [permanent]
ide_pci_generic         3908  0 [permanent]
ide_core               96168  2 atiixp,ide_pci_generic
ahci                   23596  2 
ehci_hcd               28428  0 
libata                140448  2 ata_generic,ahci
ohci_hcd               18500  0 
scsi_mod              129548  4 sg,sr_mod,sd_mod,libata
dock                    8304  1 libata
usbcore               118192  3 ehci_hcd,ohci_hcd
r8169                  27716  0 
thermal                15228  0 
processor              32576  1 thermal
fan                     4196  0 
thermal_sys            10856  4 video,thermal,processor,fan
 
Old 04-02-2010, 09:05 PM   #4
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Ok, in regards to ndiswrapper, the module is not loading. You can load it with
Code:
su -c 'modprobe ndiswrapper'
To load it at boot, you need to add it to /etc/modules.
Code:
su -
echo ndiswrapper >> /etc/modules
exit
There is also an experimental native linux driver for this card, the RTL8187SE. Using that would require installing a newer kernel, however. Instructions are here if you want to go that route.
 
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Old 04-02-2010, 09:15 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by reed9 View Post
Ok, in regards to ndiswrapper, the module is not loading. You can load it with
Code:
su -c 'modprobe ndiswrapper'
To load it at boot, you need to add it to /etc/modules.
Code:
su -
echo ndiswrapper >> /etc/modules
exit
There is also an experimental native linux driver for this card, the RTL8187SE. Using that would require installing a newer kernel, however. Instructions are here if you want to go that route.
*facepalm* Duh. Thank you very much.
 
Old 04-02-2010, 09:59 PM   #6
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Different Ndiswrapper problem

Hello,

I'm Jerry I am running openSuSe 11.2 64 bit on an Aspire 5536 my problem is that when I attempt to install any wireless adapters win-driver with ndiswrapper it says it can't find ..the model section or the install section and then says the installation is incomplete. I then check with ndiswrapper -l and it says invalid driver..this has happened with 3 different adapters..one internal and two externals

Thanks in advance for any and all suggestions.
 
Old 04-02-2010, 11:38 PM   #7
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Do you have all of the files in the directory when you install the inf? I believe you need the inf, cat, and sys.
 
Old 04-04-2010, 07:13 AM   #8
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ndiswrapper issue

I did have all of those files, what I ended up doing is just installing Fedora 12 and the usb wireless works go figure huh
 
  


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