Originally Posted by Chronothread
I was recently given an Inspiron 3500 along with a DWL-650+ wireless card. I originally installed puppy on the computer and the wireless card worked right away for that by just plugging it in. I decided to try DSL as well but the wireless card is not working as simply. What do I need to do to install the wireless card on DSL? Since it was given to me I don't have the cd for the card (if there was one) but I'm sure I could find a driver online if need be. I'm sure there's a simple way to install it on DSL, I just don't know how. Thanks!
Puppy uses a newer kernel, DSL purposely sticks with an older, smaller one.
My solution is to run Puppy.
A combination of Ndiswrapper and windows drivers might work in DSL?