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Old 12-15-2007, 06:36 PM   #1
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Load drivers


I want to load a driver for my network card. I know it is madwifi-ng, but I don't know the command to load the actual driver.

Thanks in advance,
- Will

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Old 12-15-2007, 06:40 PM   #2
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Use the command ' /sbin/modprobe ath_pci '

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Old 12-15-2007, 06:46 PM   #3
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I'll try that

Thanks for the quick reply
 
Old 12-15-2007, 06:53 PM   #4
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I didn't get an error, but it didn't work. Perhaps I need to turn it on? If so, how would I do that? I have a Dell Dimension and I have never updated the bios.

My wireless card is a Netgear PCI WG311T.
 
Old 12-15-2007, 07:12 PM   #5
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By not working, you mean it doesn't show up in ifconfig -a?
 
Old 12-15-2007, 07:16 PM   #6
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no, the driver is loaded, but the actual internet still doesn't work.

I just connected an ethernet cable to the computer and was wondering what driver I would use for that. I have the ethernet adapter integrated into my motherboard: intel chipset.
 
Old 12-15-2007, 07:24 PM   #7
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It is likely already loaded, unless you are on some archaic distro without udev. It sounds like you just need to configure it, which distro are you using?
 
Old 12-15-2007, 07:26 PM   #8
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Old 12-15-2007, 07:29 PM   #9
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What shows up if you run "ifconfig -a"?

EDIT:
Have you read this over yet?
http://wiki.remote-exploit.org/index...r_Network_Card

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Old 12-15-2007, 07:38 PM   #10
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thanks. that should work by the sound of it. I don't know how i didn't find it before... I've gotta go for today.

EDIT: actually, I can stay a bit longer...

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Old 12-15-2007, 07:51 PM   #11
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link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING NTU:16436 Metric:1

and then it just says a bunch of packet information.

when I do ifconfig eth0 up ( i also tried 1-5) it says device not found.

EDIT: I also did put the "up" in ifconfig eth0 up

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Old 12-16-2007, 03:40 PM   #12
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Lets see info on the nic.
Post the section on the nic from this command.
/sbin/lspci -v

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Old 12-16-2007, 09:23 PM   #13
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Here is a screenshot of the important stuff:

http://img2.freeimagehosting.net/ima...c3b6c91557.png

Last edited by willrs2; 12-16-2007 at 09:38 PM. Reason: Bad upload
 
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It appears your wireless card isn't Atheros, but Marvell. Your only option to get it working is ndiswrapper and the Windows XP driver.
 
Old 12-17-2007, 03:36 PM   #15
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ok... Thanks elliot. I'll try that

But is there any way to get the ethernet working?
 
  


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