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Old 12-16-2006, 07:48 PM   #1
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Question I need to run commands every time I want my wireless card to work...

How can I get this done automatically?

rmmod prism54
modprobe ndiswrapper
Old 12-16-2006, 09:17 PM   #2
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add both of those lines to /etc/conf/local.start

The location might be slightly different, like /etc/conf.d/local.start
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Sorry to butt in, but I have some commands I would like to run on startup too. I tried this under Slack 11 and there is no /etc/conf_anything folder, and I cannot find a local.start file anywhere on the root partition. Am I missing something or is there another way to do this?
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You should be able to add "/sbin/modprobe ndiswrapper" to your /etc/rc.d/rc.modules file. Try adding "blacklist prism54" to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.
Old 12-17-2006, 11:29 AM   #5
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Nylex, I think this is what I've been looking for. I'll try it in a few minutes, thanks!


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