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Old 09-19-2004, 11:45 PM   #1
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help please naming wireless device!


Hello I just used NDSIWRAPPER to install my wireless drivers it worked cause i got this when i do a lspci(look at bottom of page)
and when I do a iwconfg wlan0 it says
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linux:/home/ryan # iwconfig wlan0
wlan0     No such device
so ah how do i name my wirless device or find its name? can someone out there help me ? Pretty pretty please and thank you for reading this.

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linux:/home/ryan # lspci
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown device cbb2 (rev 02)
0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc PCI Bridge [IGP 340M]
0000:00:06.0 Multimedia audio controller: ALi Corporation M5451 PCI AC-Link Controller Audio Device (rev 02)
0000:00:07.0 ISA bridge: ALi Corporation M1533 PCI to ISA Bridge [Aladdin IV]
0000:00:08.0 Modem: ALi Corporation Intel 537 [M5457 AC-Link Modem]
0000:00:09.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM94306 802.11g (rev 02)<<===== My wirless card
0000:00:0a.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1410 PC card Cardbus Controller (rev 02)
0000:00:0b.0 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB (rev 50)
0000:00:0b.1 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB (rev 50)
0000:00:0b.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB 2.0 (rev 51)
0000:00:0c.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Texas Instruments TSB43AB21 IEEE-1394a-2000 Controller (PHY/Link)
0000:00:10.0 IDE interface: ALi Corporation M5229 IDE (rev c4)
0000:00:11.0 Bridge: ALi Corporation M7101 PMU
0000:00:12.0 Ethernet controller: National Semiconductor Corporation DP83815 (MacPhyter) Ethernet Controller
0000:01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon IGP 340M
 
Old 09-19-2004, 11:47 PM   #2
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check eth1 I had an ethernet card in this and a wireless that i had to use ndiswrapper to use, the ether net was eth0 and the ndiswrapper wireless one was eth1
 
Old 09-20-2004, 12:16 AM   #3
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A no that not it . Does ndiswrapper add the wlan0 for you or are you supposed to set it yourself?
 
Old 09-20-2004, 12:20 AM   #4
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im pretty sure you need to add an alias into /etc/modules.conf probably something like:

alias wlan0 ndiswrapper

ndiswrapper can do this for you if you run ndiswrapper -m
 
  


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