The kernel already has an ipw2200 driver included in the distribution, no need for ndiswrapper.
All you need is to get the firmware for the card from here
, get the version #3. Then unpack it with this command:
tar xzf ipw2200-fw-3.0.gz
You should now have a folder with four files in it ending in "fw", copy the four files, not the folder with the files in them, to /lib/firmware. Reboot to get the firmware loaded, now you can configure your card, there are graphical applications for doing this, or you can issue this command: