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Old 12-15-2012, 07:39 AM   #1
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Asus WL-138g pci adapter IEEE802.11G wireless card & need an driver


I have a Asus WL-138g pci adapter IEEE802.11G wireless card & need an driver to run in Ubuntu. I am using the latest version of Ubuntu. I am very new to Ubuntu can anyone please help?
 
Old 12-16-2012, 05:38 PM   #2
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At first we need to know which wireless chipset this card uses. Please post the output of
Code:
lspci
 
Old 12-16-2012, 06:05 PM   #3
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At first we need to know which wireless chipset this card uses. Please post the output of
Code:
lspci
Thanks for your help.

00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82945G/GZ/P/PL Memory Controller Hub (rev 02)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82945G/GZ/P/PL PCI Express Root Port (rev 02)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 1 (rev 01)
00:1d.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 01)
00:1d.1 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 01)
00:1d.2 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 01)
00:1d.3 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 01)
00:1d.7 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 01)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev e1)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GB/GR (ICH7 Family) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 01)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) IDE Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation N10/ICH7 Family SATA Controller [IDE mode] (rev 01)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family SMBus Controller (rev 01)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RV370 5B60 [Radeon X300 (PCIE)]
01:00.1 Display controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RV370 [Radeon X300SE]
03:03.0 Communication controller: Conexant Systems, Inc. HSF 56k Data/Fax Modem
03:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family LAN Controller (rev 01)
 
Old 12-16-2012, 06:26 PM   #4
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I can't see any WLAN device in that output. Are you sure that this is a PCI device and that it is plugged in correctly?
 
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I can't see any WLAN device in that output. Are you sure that this is a PCI device and that it is plugged in correctly?
The adapter was working when I was using Windows XP which was only a couple of weeks ago.
 
Old 12-17-2012, 12:58 PM   #6
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I can't see any WLAN device in that output. Are you sure that this is a PCI device and that it is plugged in correctly?
I have run the lspci again & there is an additional line is this the WLAN device?

john@john-old:~$ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82945G/GZ/P/PL Memory Controller Hub (rev 02)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82945G/GZ/P/PL PCI Express Root Port (rev 02)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 1 (rev 01)
00:1d.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 01)
00:1d.1 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 01)
00:1d.2 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 01)
00:1d.3 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 01)
00:1d.7 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 01)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev e1)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GB/GR (ICH7 Family) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 01)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) IDE Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation N10/ICH7 Family SATA Controller [IDE mode] (rev 01)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family SMBus Controller (rev 01)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RV370 5B60 [Radeon X300 (PCIE)]
01:00.1 Display controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RV370 [Radeon X300SE]
03:02.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Marvell W8300 802.11 Adapter (rev 07)
03:03.0 Communication controller: Conexant Systems, Inc. HSF 56k Data/Fax Modem
03:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family LAN Controller (rev 01)
john@john-old:~$
 
Old 12-17-2012, 01:40 PM   #7
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Yes, it is.
From the information that I could find about Marvell devices the driver should already be installed, but it is possible that firmware is needed.
I don't where to get that firmware and how to install it on Ubuntu, so we have to wait until someone with that knowledge chimes in.

In the meantime you can check if the device is already ready to use with the commands
Code:
iwconfig
ifconfig
 
Old 12-17-2012, 01:47 PM   #8
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On ubuntu go to system settings and then to software sources. There is a tab for additional drivers. See if your card is highlighted there. You'll need to be connected to internet (wired) to get the downloads.
 
Old 12-17-2012, 01:53 PM   #9
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Yes, it is.
From the information that I could find about Marvell devices the driver should already be installed, but it is possible that firmware is needed.
I don't where to get that firmware and how to install it on Ubuntu, so we have to wait until someone with that knowledge chimes in.

In the meantime you can check if the device is already ready to use with the commands
Code:
iwconfig
ifconfig
thanks

Hope this makes sense to you?

eth0 no wireless extensions.



john@john-old:~$ ifconfig
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:12:3f:b5:8f:86
inet addr:192.168.1.6 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::212:3fff:feb5:8f86/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:118 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:102 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:22075 (22.0 KB) TX bytes:13121 (13.1 KB)

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:32 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:32 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:2734 (2.7 KB) TX bytes:2734 (2.7 KB)
 
Old 12-17-2012, 02:29 PM   #10
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It would be good if you posted the output of
Code:
lspci -k | grep -iA3 marvel
it will show if/which kernelmodule has been loaded for the device.

Markus

Last edited by markush; 12-18-2012 at 01:34 AM. Reason: typo
 
Old 12-17-2012, 06:01 PM   #11
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It would be good if you posted the output of
Code:
lscpi -k | grep -iA3 marvel
it will show if/which kernelmodule has been loaded for the device.

Markus
Hope this is some use:

john@john-old:~$ lscpi -k | grep -iA3 marvel
No command 'lscpi' found, did you mean:
Command 'lscpu' from package 'util-linux' (main)
Command 'lscp' from package 'nilfs-tools' (universe)
Command 'lspci' from package 'pciutils' (main)
lscpi: command not found
john@john-old:~$
 
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On ubuntu go to system settings and then to software sources. There is a tab for additional drivers. See if your card is highlighted there. You'll need to be connected to internet (wired) to get the downloads.
Sorry can't get to software sources i get to system settings but software sources is not there!
 
Old 12-17-2012, 06:41 PM   #13
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Hope this is some use:

john@john-old:~$ lscpi -k | grep -iA3 marvel
No command 'lscpi' found, did you mean:
Command 'lscpu' from package 'util-linux' (main)
Command 'lscp' from package 'nilfs-tools' (universe)
Command 'lspci' from package 'pciutils' (main)
lscpi: command not found
john@john-old:~$
Is this any use:

john@john-old:~$ lspci -n
00:00.0 0600: 8086:2770 (rev 02)
00:01.0 0604: 8086:2771 (rev 02)
00:1b.0 0403: 8086:27d8 (rev 01)
00:1c.0 0604: 8086:27d0 (rev 01)
00:1d.0 0c03: 8086:27c8 (rev 01)
00:1d.1 0c03: 8086:27c9 (rev 01)
00:1d.2 0c03: 8086:27ca (rev 01)
00:1d.3 0c03: 8086:27cb (rev 01)
00:1d.7 0c03: 8086:27cc (rev 01)
00:1e.0 0604: 8086:244e (rev e1)
00:1f.0 0601: 8086:27b8 (rev 01)
00:1f.1 0101: 8086:27df (rev 01)
00:1f.2 0101: 8086:27c0 (rev 01)
00:1f.3 0c05: 8086:27da (rev 01)
01:00.0 0300: 1002:5b60
01:00.1 0380: 1002:5b70
03:02.0 0200: 11ab:1fa6 (rev 07)
03:03.0 0780: 14f1:2f20
03:08.0 0200: 8086:27dc (rev 01)
 
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It should have been lspci, sorry for the typo.

Markus
 
Old 12-18-2012, 06:05 AM   #15
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It should have been lspci, sorry for the typo.

Markus
Hope this is some use:

john@john-old:~$ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82945G/GZ/P/PL Memory Controller Hub (rev 02)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82945G/GZ/P/PL PCI Express Root Port (rev 02)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 1 (rev 01)
00:1d.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 01)
00:1d.1 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 01)
00:1d.2 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 01)
00:1d.3 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 01)
00:1d.7 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 01)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev e1)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GB/GR (ICH7 Family) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 01)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) IDE Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation N10/ICH7 Family SATA Controller [IDE mode] (rev 01)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family SMBus Controller (rev 01)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RV370 5B60 [Radeon X300 (PCIE)]
01:00.1 Display controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RV370 [Radeon X300SE]
03:02.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Marvell W8300 802.11 Adapter (rev 07)
03:03.0 Communication controller: Conexant Systems, Inc. HSF 56k Data/Fax Modem
03:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family LAN Controller (rev 01)
john@john-old:~$ lspci
 
  


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