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Old 11-26-2005, 09:10 AM   #1
paul2463
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Unhappy ndiswrapper


Hi All

strange one - and thats not just me
On my home computer I have installed ndiswrapper and the wireless card functions wonderfully

I have now made the jump and put LINUX on my laptop, the PCMCIA bits are installed but my card is not recognised, I have installed ndiswrapper and it now recognises the card and can even scan for my AP, my problem comes when I try and configure the card, I can set the WEP and mode of the AP but when I come to tell ndiswrapper the ESSID of my AP it locks out the computer

I can scan with the card and find the AP before I set the WEP key so I know I am spelling the ESSID correctly.....I am all confused as to why it crashes when I try and tell IWCONFIG the ESSID of my AP

any help gratefully received
 
Old 11-27-2005, 08:11 PM   #2
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What kind of WiFi card are you using? and what distro are you using? I believe with some cards the wep doesn't work correctly when using the ndiswrapper.
 
Old 11-28-2005, 10:23 AM   #3
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Hi

I am using Fedora Core 4
and the card is a D-link DWL-G630

this card is said it is know to work with ndiswrapper, it just doesnt on my machine

will keep trying

many thanks for the post
 
  


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