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Old 05-10-2006, 01:39 AM   #1
wantabee
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Is my USB driver 'secretly' hiding?


after doing a dmesg, I get the delog info below. As a newbie, is it telling me that a) a USB card has been detected only, or b) a driver is installed and 'ready to go'? Since I can't get my card autodetected via the network gui (lots a cards listed...not a linksys USB), I'm suspecting A. If so, how do I use this useful information?
As a second question, FC-4 has a directory entitled 'wireless' under network. Has alot of 802 .ko files. How do I set up an environment (I'm less programmer than Linux enthusist) that will 'link' these existing files into the kernel?
Thanks in advance folks!!!

Linux version 2.6.11-1.1369_FC4 (bhcompile@decompose.build.redhat.com) (gcc version 4.0.0 20050525 (Red Hat 4.0.0-9)) #1 Thu Jun 2 22:55:56 EDT 2005
Calibrating delay loop... 1708.03 BogoMIPS (lpj=854016)
usbcore: registered new driver usbfs
usbcore: registered new driver hub
usbcore: registered new driver hiddev
usbcore: registered new driver usbhid
drivers/usb/input/hid-core.c: v2.01:USB HID core driver
USB Universal Host Controller Interface driver v2.2
uhci_hcd 0000:00:1f.2: UHCI Host Controller
uhci_hcd 0000:00:1f.2: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
uhci_hcd 0000:00:1f.2: irq 10, io base 0x0000ef80
hub 1-0:1.0: USB hub found
hub 1-0:1.0: 2 ports detected
usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 2
 
Old 05-10-2006, 07:10 AM   #2
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Yes, your usb interface(s) are known.....

Now this Linksys USB device, is it a wireless USB device???? If yes then visit;

http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/

And learn how to download, install and use ndiswrapper to get this wireless device active in Linux, the known working card wiki lists many Linksys USB wireless devices.
 
  


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