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Old 03-20-2009, 03:30 PM   #1
pogliacomi
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How do I write a PCMCIA config file for my intel/pro 2200BG wireless card?


Hello,

I'm completely new to Linux and am currently running Ubuntu from a live CD to try to make it work before I install it properly.

I'm having trouble connecting to my wireless network. It can see my router but it won't connect. I'm working my way through the troubleshooting guide at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Wi...eShootingGuide and I've discovered that I need to add some information to the PCMCIA config file in order for the memory of my card to be read.

The example it gives in the tutorial is:

card ""Atheros Communications, Inc.", "AR5001-0000-0000", "Wireless LAN"
manfid 0x0271, 0x0012
function: 6 (network)
bind "ath_pci"


but I have no idea how that translates to my Intel/pro 2200BG wireless card. Could anyone help explain to me how I should proceed? (a helpful push towards a good tutorial might do the trick. I'm such a novice I don't really know what to search for).

Thanks for your help.

Andrew
 
Old 03-20-2009, 06:35 PM   #2
Peacedog
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Hi pogliacomi, Welcome to LQ. What kernel version is your Ubuntu? The output from the following issued in a terminal will tell us this.
Code:
uname -r
What did this command return?
Code:
sudo pccardctl ident
Good luck. ;-)
 
  


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