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Old 12-21-2002, 09:24 PM   #1
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Wireless Networking


Hello again. I'm sorry for all the posts, but I am totally new to Linux. I am trying to get my Compaq WL100 Wireless Card to work under Linux. Here's where I stand. I have the card in my laptop. I *tried* to rebuild the kernel (see my post "Kernel Recompile Problem) twice. And I did not include PCMCIA support because I read a website (http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/wire.../06/recipe.htm) about wireless networking that said to use pcmcia-cs instead. How should I go about this??

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Old 12-22-2002, 12:42 AM   #2
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Here are 2 websites you can use with step by step instructions that worked perfectly for me...

http://www.saragossa.net/LinuxG3/ls-wlan.shtml
and
http://linux.oldcrank.com/tips/wpc11/

Good luck!
 
Old 12-22-2002, 08:45 AM   #3
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thanks. Should I compile support for PCMCIA into the kernel?
 
Old 01-01-2003, 07:24 PM   #4
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Phyberoptix, neither of your sites worked for me. I can't find the correct wlan package for my computer and can't figure out how to setup wireless lan without wlan. I have got it to the point that the card blinks when out of range and is solid otherwise -- like it is in WinXP. However, links and Konquer still say "Unknown Host." no matter what site I go to. Can anyone please help me?!?
 
  


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