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Old 11-05-2011, 07:58 AM   #1
Mees
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NetGear N150 not working with CentOS 6


Hi,

I am trying to connect a NetGear N150 wireles USB adaptor to my desktop system running CentOS 6. HAL is detecting the USB device but somehow the necessary drivers like ath9k and mac80211 are not loaded. I know that ath9k_htc should be the one to be used but I cannot be bothered yet.

I would very much appreciate some pointers on how to proceed. I am stuck and not too experienced

Thanks in advance.

Some output of modprobe -l

kernel/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/ath9k.ko
kernel/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ar9170/ar9170usb.ko
kernel/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath.ko
kernel/drivers/net/wireless/mac80211_hwsim.ko

Output uname -rv

2.6.32-71.29.1.el6.i686 #1 SMP Mon Jun 27 18:07:00 BST 2011


Output lsusb

Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 046d:c001 Logitech, Inc. N48/M-BB48 [FirstMouse Plus]
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0846:9030 NetGear, Inc.
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub


Output lshal

udi = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/usb_device_846_9030_12345'
info.bus = 'usb_device' (string)
info.linux.driver = 'usb' (string)
info.parent = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/usb_device_1d6b_2_0000_00_1d_7' (string)
info.product = 'WNA1100' (string)
info.subsystem = 'usb_device' (string)
info.udi = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/usb_device_846_9030_12345' (string)
info.vendor = 'NetGear, Inc.' (string)
linux.device_file = '/dev/bus/usb/001/004' (string)
linux.hotplug_type = 2 (0x2) (int)
linux.subsystem = 'usb' (string)
linux.sysfs_path = '/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.7/usb1/1-5' (string)
usb_device.bus_number = 1 (0x1) (int)
usb_device.can_wake_up = false (bool)
usb_device.configuration_value = 1 (0x1) (int)
usb_device.device_class = 255 (0xff) (int)
usb_device.device_protocol = 255 (0xff) (int)
usb_device.device_revision_bcd = 264 (0x108) (int)
usb_device.device_subclass = 255 (0xff) (int)
usb_device.is_self_powered = false (bool)
usb_device.linux.device_number = 4 (0x4) (int)
usb_device.linux.sysfs_path = '/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.7/usb1/1-5' (string)
usb_device.max_power = 500 (0x1f4) (int)
usb_device.num_configurations = 1 (0x1) (int)
usb_device.num_interfaces = 1 (0x1) (int)
usb_device.num_ports = 0 (0x0) (int)
usb_device.product = 'WNA1100' (string)
usb_device.product_id = 36912 (0x9030) (int)
usb_device.serial = '12345' (string)
usb_device.speed = 480.0 (480) (double)
usb_device.vendor = 'NetGear, Inc.' (string)
usb_device.vendor_id = 2118 (0x846) (int)
usb_device.version = 2.0 (2) (double)
 
Old 11-11-2011, 04:21 PM   #2
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Solution

Please follow https://www.centos.org/modules/newbb...34105&forum=57 for more details. The driver is available in a later version of the Linux kernel I was using while posting this thread.
-Mees
 
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