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Old 02-13-2007, 05:22 PM   #1
PCLOS23
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Cannot connect to the Internet on Notebook.


Hello everyone, my name is Carlos, I am new to Linux, and I have just install Fedora Core 6 on my Acer Aspire Notebook. I am duel booting with XP Pro, and I need to install MadWIFI in order to use my wireless adapter. How do I install it on my notebook.
 
Old 02-13-2007, 06:22 PM   #2
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Most the output from the command ' /sbin/lspci '.
What is the model of the notebook?

Brian
 
Old 02-13-2007, 07:03 PM   #3
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Originally from PCLOS23,
Hello everyone, my name is Carlos, I am new to Linux, and I have just install Fedora Core 6 on my Acer Aspire Notebook
Hi PCLOS23,
It is just recommendation for your distro, not mentioned to the madwifi. Change from Fedora Core 6 to Ubuntu 6.06 or 6.10. The reason is Acer Aspire (I use too) have buggy ACPI and need to do hacking on the kernel(Majority of distro) to make the battery/AC adapter sensor working. Using Ubuntu the problem won't occur.

Regards,
Ks
 
Old 02-13-2007, 07:05 PM   #4
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Most the output from the command ' /sbin/lspci '.
Post the output...
 
Old 02-13-2007, 07:10 PM   #5
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The ACERs have a flakey DSPT. It does require some tweaking to get it to read the battery and other features. I was thinking the latest kernels were resolving this but not sure.

Brian
 
Old 02-14-2007, 08:50 AM   #6
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Thanks

Thanks for the help,and the insite.

Brian,

I have an Acer Aspire 3680 with an Intel celeron M processor.

Carlos

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Old 02-14-2007, 04:43 PM   #7
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Just trying to help and confirm the hardware you have for the wireless. Posting the output from the command ' /sbin/lspci ' will help determine if madwifi is the correct module for your wireless card. I don't wish to waste your time if a different module is the correct one.

Brian
 
  


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