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Old 08-17-2011, 03:18 AM   #16
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.ini files are for Windows.

As with (most) other questions about device drivers under Linux, you probably don't need to install the correct driver as it's likely to be on the system already. Just going by the filenames you listed, it seems like the device has a Ralink RT61 chipset, for which the driver is part of the kernel these days. Can you run the following commands (in a terminal) and post the output here, please?

Tell us about the hardware, only posting the section that's relevant to your device. You may need to put "sudo" first, if you're running Ubuntu:
lspci -vvv

Check whether the module is loaded:
lsmod | grep rt61

Check what the module is saying (e.g., if it's complaining about firmware):
dmesg | grep rt61

Edit: also, the distribution in your profile is "Ubuntu", not "UMBUTU".
 
Old 08-17-2011, 03:08 PM   #17
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Merged the two threads, please don't kick of new ones if
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.ini files are for Windows.

As with (most) other questions about device drivers under Linux, you probably don't need to install the correct driver as it's likely to be on the system already. Just going by the filenames you listed, it seems like the device has a Ralink RT61 chipset, for which the driver is part of the kernel these days. Can you run the following commands (in a terminal) and post the output here, please?

Tell us about the hardware, only posting the section that's relevant to your device. You may need to put "sudo" first, if you're running Ubuntu:
lspci -vvv

Check whether the module is loaded:
lsmod | grep rt61



Check what the module is saying (e.g., if it's complaining about firmware):
dmesg | grep rt61

Edit: also, the distribution in your profile is "Ubuntu", not "UMBUTU".
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Nylex,

Results of "lspci -vvv" follows:
lainie@lainie-FK586AA-ABA-SR5610F:~$ lspci -vvv
00:00.0 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation MCP61 Memory Controller (rev a1)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 2a5b
Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Latency: 0
Capabilities: <access denied>

00:01.0 ISA bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP61 LPC Bridge (rev a2)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 2a5b
Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle+ MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap- 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Latency: 0

00:01.1 SMBus: nVidia Corporation MCP61 SMBus (rev a2)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 2a5b
Control: I/O+ Mem- BusMaster- SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 10
Region 0: I/O ports at fc00 [size=64]
Region 4: I/O ports at 1c00 [size=64]
Region 5: I/O ports at 1c40 [size=64]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: nForce2_smbus
Kernel modules: i2c-nforce2

00:01.2 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation MCP61 Memory Controller (rev a2)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 2a5b
Control: I/O- Mem- BusMaster- SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx+
Status: Cap- 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-

00:02.0 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation MCP61 USB Controller (rev a3) (prog-if 10 [OHCI])
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 2a5b
Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Latency: 0 (750ns min, 250ns max)
Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 22
Region 0: Memory at fe02f000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd

00:02.1 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation MCP61 USB Controller (rev a3) (prog-if 20 [EHCI])
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 2a5b
Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Latency: 0 (750ns min, 250ns max)
Interrupt: pin B routed to IRQ 23
Region 0: Memory at fe02e000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd

00:04.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP61 PCI bridge (rev a1) (prog-if 01 [Subtractive decode])
Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Latency: 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=01, subordinate=01, sec-latency=32
I/O behind bridge: 0000c000-0000cfff
Memory behind bridge: fde00000-fdefffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: fd900000-fd9fffff
Secondary status: 66MHz- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort+ <SERR- <PERR-
BridgeCtl: Parity- SERR- NoISA+ VGA- MAbort- >Reset- FastB2B-
PriDiscTmr- SecDiscTmr+ DiscTmrStat- DiscTmrSERREn-
Capabilities: <access denied>

00:05.0 Audio device: nVidia Corporation MCP61 High Definition Audio (rev a2)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 2a5b
Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Latency: 0 (500ns min, 1250ns max)
Interrupt: pin B routed to IRQ 23
Region 0: Memory at fe028000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: HDA Intel
Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel

00:06.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation MCP61 IDE (rev a2) (prog-if 8a [Master SecP PriP])
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 2a5b
Control: I/O+ Mem- BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Latency: 0 (750ns min, 250ns max)
Region 0: [virtual] Memory at 000001f0 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8]
Region 1: [virtual] Memory at 000003f0 (type 3, non-prefetchable) [size=1]
Region 2: [virtual] Memory at 00000170 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8]
Region 3: [virtual] Memory at 00000370 (type 3, non-prefetchable) [size=1]
Region 4: I/O ports at f000 [size=16]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: pata_amd
Kernel modules: pata_amd

00:07.0 Bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP61 Ethernet (rev a2)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 2a5b
Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx+
Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Latency: 0 (250ns min, 5000ns max)
Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 42
Region 0: Memory at fe02d000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Region 1: I/O ports at ec00 [size=8]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: forcedeth
Kernel modules: forcedeth

00:08.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation MCP61 SATA Controller (rev a2) (prog-if 85 [Master SecO PriO])
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 2a5b
Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Latency: 0 (750ns min, 250ns max)
Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 20
Region 0: I/O ports at 09f0 [size=8]
Region 1: I/O ports at 0bf0 [size=4]
Region 2: I/O ports at 0970 [size=8]
Region 3: I/O ports at 0b70 [size=4]
Region 4: I/O ports at d800 [size=16]
Region 5: Memory at fe02c000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: sata_nv
Kernel modules: sata_nv

00:09.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP61 PCI Express bridge (rev a2) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx+
Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Latency: 0, Cache Line Size: 32 bytes
Bus: primary=00, secondary=02, subordinate=02, sec-latency=0
I/O behind bridge: 0000b000-0000bfff
Memory behind bridge: fdd00000-fddfffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000fdc00000-00000000fdcfffff
Secondary status: 66MHz- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- <SERR- <PERR-
BridgeCtl: Parity- SERR- NoISA+ VGA- MAbort- >Reset- FastB2B-
PriDiscTmr- SecDiscTmr- DiscTmrStat- DiscTmrSERREn-
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
Kernel modules: shpchp

00:0b.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP61 PCI Express bridge (rev a2) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx+
Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Latency: 0, Cache Line Size: 32 bytes
Bus: primary=00, secondary=03, subordinate=03, sec-latency=0
I/O behind bridge: 0000a000-0000afff
Memory behind bridge: fdb00000-fdbfffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000fda00000-00000000fdafffff
Secondary status: 66MHz- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- <SERR- <PERR-
BridgeCtl: Parity- SERR- NoISA+ VGA- MAbort- >Reset- FastB2B-
PriDiscTmr- SecDiscTmr- DiscTmrStat- DiscTmrSERREn-
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
Kernel modules: shpchp

00:0d.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] (rev a2) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 2a5b
Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Latency: 0
Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 22
Region 0: Memory at fb000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
Region 1: Memory at e0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Region 3: Memory at fc000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
[virtual] Expansion ROM at c0000000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: nouveau
Kernel modules: nouveau, nvidiafb

00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration
Control: I/O- Mem- BusMaster- SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Capabilities: <access denied>

00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
Control: I/O- Mem- BusMaster- SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap- 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-

00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller
Control: I/O- Mem- BusMaster- SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap- 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-

00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control
Control: I/O- Mem- BusMaster- SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: k8temp
Kernel modules: k8temp

03:00.0 Communication controller: Conexant Systems, Inc. Device 2f81 (rev 01)
Subsystem: Conexant Systems, Inc. Device 0000
Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Latency: 0, Cache Line Size: 32 bytes
Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 10
Region 0: Memory at fdbf0000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
lainie@lainie-FK586AA-ABA-SR5610F:~$

lsmod | grep rt61 <------Yielded nothing

dmesg | grep rt61 <------Yielded nothing

For the above 2 commands do I need to specify a particular directory ?


Do you think my Ubuntu has bugs or the driver CD ilacks Linux centric modules
 
Old 08-17-2011, 03:31 PM   #19
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lsmod | grep rt61 <------Yielded nothing

dmesg | grep rt61 <------Yielded nothing

For the above 2 commands do I need to specify a particular directory ?
No. lsmod gets its info from /proc/modules and dmesg from the kernel's "ring buffer". grep is just used to search the output from lsmod and dmesg for lines containing "rt61". That there's no output means those lines weren't found (so, the module isn't loaded).

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Do you think my Ubuntu has bugs or the driver CD ilacks Linux centric modules
Neither. Is the hardware actually plugged in? Are you sure it's a PCI device, or is it a USB one? It doesn't appear to be showing up in the output from lspci. All I see there is a Conexant device that (from a Google search) appears to be some kind of modem :/. Also, you don't need to quote entire posts, especially if they're relatively long.
 
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No. lsmod gets its info from /proc/modules and dmesg from the kernel's "ring buffer". grep is just used to search the output from lsmod and dmesg for lines containing "rt61". That there's no output means those lines weren't found (so, the module isn't loaded).



Neither. Is the hardware actually plugged in? Are you sure it's a PCI device, or is it a USB one? It doesn't appear to be showing up in the output from lspci. All I see there is a Conexant device that (from a Google search) appears to be some kind of modem :/. Also, you don't need to quote entire posts, especially if they're relatively long.
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The PCI adapter came with an instruction book, it said the driver is to be loaded before installing in the PC so I did as it said.
I will install the hardware and see what happens.
Note: I have a USB wireless adapter too. It worked marginally when Windows was the OS, (a small LED blinked when interacting with my router.
When Ubuntu was booted no indication of activity came from the USB adapter so I disconnected it.
Next activity is to physically install (plug in) the PCI wireless adapter and report on progress.
Thanks__
__fromthebronx
 
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The PCI adapter came with an instruction book, it said the driver is to be loaded before installing in the PC so I did as it said.
Presumably, those instructions were for Windows. So, you need the hardware installed for Linux to know about it and load the correct module for it, if it can.
 
Old 08-18-2011, 11:07 AM   #22
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Depending on the adapter linux has the drivers available as a module & may load automatically if you just pug it in. If not you can try Additional drivers & let it get installed for you, by the Ubuntu installer.
Also rt61 is included in 'Firmware Ralink' available thru Synaptic.

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There is also PCI802G(630G) Which may be the Driver that seems to match the PCI card I want to install clicked and got:
5 selections --of interest are LINUX, Supporting Information and RaLink_PCI.txt
first clicked on supporting information --> which listed a few operating environments but NOT LINUX
Then clicked on RaLink_PCI.txt --> select plain test translation ---nothing
Tried LINUX --> ICON with "tar.bz2" written on an ICON folder below is written "2008_0506_RT61_LINUX SoftAP_Drv1 1.3.0.tar.bz2" when selected got the following
Dialogue name: 2008_0506_RT61_SoftAP_Drv1.1.3.0.tar.bz2 [Read Only] Under Name were listed 3 items with headings:
Name........... size.........type...............Date Modified
8021x...........208.9KB......Folder.............09 May 2008
MODULE..........2.5 MB.......Folder..............09 May 2008
WSC_UPNP........7.9 MB.......Folder..............09 May 2008


How can I install the driver for the PCI card???
Copy that file to your home directory and extract it. After the extraction you will probably have a directory starting with 2008_0506_RT61_LINUX that contains the 8021x, MODULE and WSC_UPNP. Those might be files but more likely directories, can't say from here.

If they are directories, dig through there and try to find readme files and read them. They should contain the instructions what to do.

The usual steps after extraction are to open a terminal, use the cd command to navigate to the directory where the extracted file is now located, run ./configure, make and sudo make install. However, as you don't have ./configure in the extracted directory, that will not work.
 
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The PCI adapter came with an instruction book, it said the driver is to be loaded before installing in the PC so I did as it said.
I will install the hardware and see what happens.
Note: I have a USB wireless adapter too. It worked marginally when Windows was the OS, (a small LED blinked when interacting with my router.
When Ubuntu was booted no indication of activity came from the USB adapter so I disconnected it.
Next activity is to physically install (plug in) the PCI wireless adapter and report on progress.
Thanks__
__fromthebronx
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After physically installing the PCI card I got a floating message to use the Network menu to connect.
Somehow I got a search menu and looked for the text “PCI” in File System got 207 entries
in Desktop found zero (0),
Many were in: /usr/src/linux-headers 2.6.38-8-generic/include/linux and
/usr/src/linux-headers 2.6.38-8/arch/m68k/include/asm ... as well as a number of other folders
(One was the CDROM: WLAN_6.58 <-- the disk that accompanied the PCI Network Adapter)
They were of “Type”: C header, Link to C header, Shell Script and Plain Text Document
There was an option to Connect to Server with Service type options of:
SSH
FTP
Public FTP
Windows Share
Web DAV (HTTP)
Secure
Custom Location
Each selected required a Server Name, Port and Folder ????
I googled How to find server name –I was unable to intelligently filter the responses.

Any Ideas?

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Copy that file to your home directory and extract it. After the extraction you will probably have a directory starting with 2008_0506_RT61_LINUX that contains the 8021x, MODULE and WSC_UPNP. Those might be files but more likely directories, can't say from here.

If they are directories, dig through there and try to find readme files and read them. They should contain the instructions what to do.

The usual steps after extraction are to open a terminal, use the cd command to navigate to the directory where the extracted file is now located, run ./configure, make and sudo make install. However, as you don't have ./configure in the extracted directory, that will not work.
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on the screen an ICON with the file from the vendor appeared presumably including the driver - I clicked and got down to the Linux stuff
where the driver should be I got to the point (I don't know how) where an extract was an option. Selected EXTRACT and got a bunch of files into home directory.
Among the files is a readme i'll study and see where it takes me. I'm at the point where I want wireless access then I will try to gain understanding.

Thanks for the advice.

Note: I picked up a book "The Official ubuntu Book" It is not helpful in this instance

__fromthebronx

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Could you again post the commands I asked for, please? Also, there's really no need to keep quoting your own posts.
 
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After physically installing the PCI card I got a floating message to use the Network menu to connect.
Did you actually try that? I assume that this means that your card was recognized from Linux and the driver is installed by default. Just click on the network-manager's icon and try to connect.
 
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Driver for wireless PCI card

Yes. System seemed to recognize the PCI card.
When I used the network manager it requested a server type:
  • SSH
  • FTP
  • Public FTP
  • Windows Share
  • Web DAV (HTTP)
  • Secure
  • Custom Location

Each selection required a Server Name, Port and Folder ????
Could get no further as I do not know the Server Name

I googled How to find server name –I was unable to intelligently filter the responses.

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Old 08-20-2011, 12:14 AM   #29
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Driver for wireless PCI card

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Could you again post the commands I asked for, please? Also, there's really no need to keep quoting your own posts.
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Nylex, here is a Summary

Made progress now I can see and read files on CDs in the CD ROM
Among the directories therein is “PCI-802G(630G)” which seems to be the correct directory
Subordinate to it is directory “Linux”
Linux contains the directory “2008_0506_RT61_inux_SoftAP_Drv1.1.3.0tar.bz2”
When I double click on that I get a flash of a screen titled Archive Manager
then I get, under “Name”, “2008_0506_RT61_Linux_SoftAP_Drv1.1.3.0” size:10.6MB Type: Folder
Clicking that name a new screen appears with 3 names: 802.1x, module, all are type: Folder

Starting with 802.1x 26 files are listed including a readme file

The first instruction was to manually start rt61apd “type $rt61apd” I did and also “rt61apd”
got “rt61apd: command not found” this from user directory
Changed directory (cd) to “2008_0506_RT61_Linux_SoftAP_Drv1.1.3.0” got the identical result.
There seems to be no point in continuing with those directions.

From there ls -l indicated 3 more directories: 8021X, Module and WSC_UPNP.
I could not cd to 8021x from “2008_0506_RT61_Linux_SoftAP_Drv1.1.3.0” or to the next 2 modules: Module and WSC_UPNP

"Module" has 82 object 0appear to be programs
"WSC_UPNP" has 29 objects seem to be programs

I have taken lots of notes and as I review them it appears to be noise.

I discovered that this site makes hardware recommendations and if I went there first I would be asking other questions.
I appreciate your help.
Any other suggestions?
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Old 08-20-2011, 05:21 AM   #30
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Yes. System seemed to recognize the PCI card.
When I used the network manager it requested a server type:
  • SSH
  • FTP
  • Public FTP
  • Windows Share
  • Web DAV (HTTP)
  • Secure
  • Custom Location

Each selection required a Server Name, Port and Folder ????
Could get no further as I do not know the Server Name

I googled How to find server name –I was unable to intelligently filter the responses.

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You are not using the network manager. You seem to try to connect to a server using your file manager. This is not the same. You should find the network manager icon in the panel on the top.
 
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