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Old 04-25-2006, 11:40 PM   #1
Yoshimitsuspeed
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Getting wireless going on new install


I just installed linux on my laptop and now I need to get my wireless working. I have three wireless options but none of them seem well suported by Linux. Or maybe I just don't know where to look.
My preference would be to use my internal card. Some Cysco Systems aironet Mp 1350 card. I also have a Linksys wireless G wpc54g and a D link dwl g650.
I found a page explaining how to make the Linksys work but with what I have learned so far I think it would be a slow painful process to complete.
One thought I had was maybe I could use something like wine to run my current XP drivers. Is this possible, effeciant, and or practical?
If that isn't a good way to go I would appreciate sugestions on the best way to get one of thes up and running.
 
Old 04-26-2006, 12:05 AM   #2
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If you want to try your winXP drivers look into NDISWrapper. Should provide you a place to start. Although, I have noticed it is easier _most_ of the time to get the native Linux stuff working.

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Old 04-26-2006, 12:31 AM   #3
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Thanks.
It looks like madwifi will run the D link so I will be looking into that.

I would love to get my internal running so if any one knows anthing about cysco aironets let me know. I have had a hard time figuring out which numbers off the back say what particular card it is. theres a ton random crap written on it. The mp 1350 is about all that was written on the cysco sticker but I couldn't find the card on their site by that number.
 
Old 04-26-2006, 12:26 PM   #4
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Try this: http://airo-linux.sourceforge.net/ for the cisco
 
  


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