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Old 09-02-2006, 07:10 PM   #1
krutten1986
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Suse won't recognize wireless card


I just installed Suse Linux 10.1 and it's not recognizing my wireless card. I don't even know where to start to fix this. Any ideas? Thanks.
 
Old 09-02-2006, 07:52 PM   #2
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To start, you should find out what chipset your wireless card uses. If you don't know or can't find out, post the model of your wireless card.
 
Old 09-02-2006, 08:15 PM   #3
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it's an Atheros AR5004G, can't find the chipset, here's a link to product details:

http://www.atheros.com/pt/AR5004GBulletin.htm

I also found a driver here:

http://www.atheros.com/news/linux.html

But don't know how to go about installing it. Let me know if more info is needed, and thanks for the quick response.
 
Old 09-02-2006, 11:19 PM   #4
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if it is a source package then just untar then just make then make install.
 
Old 09-03-2006, 02:57 AM   #5
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holy crap, finally. I've been trying to get my Linux installed and everything running right all day (Namely the madwifi driver). But it's mostly sorted out now and I can't peel myself away. "ooo, what is this? What does that do? Crap, what happened? oh, dur. WHAT, that's so friggin sick I can barely move." I'm excited. I need to buy something.

Thanks for the help.
 
  


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