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Old 11-28-2007, 03:49 AM   #1
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Exclamation Linksys Wireless network card installed. Problem is how to enable


Hi, its me again.

i successfully installed ndiswrapper v1.49 followed the steps and all its prerequisites. downloaded the matching driver with matching the pci id of the card i installed.

the wireless network card i installed btw is Linksys WMP54GS Wireless-G PCI Adapter with Speedbooster

i need to know how to enable it.

iwconfig's are configured; essid, key and channel.

but when i do an iwconfig the Access Point said "Access Point: Invalid"

sorry for my bad english. hope you guys could help.


thanks..

p.s.

im using slackware 12.0

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Old 11-28-2007, 07:18 AM   #2
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iwconfig's are configured; essid, key and channel.

but when i do an iwconfig the Access Point said "Access Point: Invalid"
Something isn't going right. It might be helpful if you posted the output of iwconfig. Also, are there any errors, either on the console or in the log files, when you load ndiswrapper? How about when you configure the card?
 
Old 11-28-2007, 06:50 PM   #3
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Something isn't going right. It might be helpful if you posted the output of iwconfig. Also, are there any errors, either on the console or in the log files, when you load ndiswrapper? How about when you configure the card?

ok here's the output of iw config, as for error ill also show what it displays when i do ndiswrapper and ndiswrapper -l

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bash-3.1# ndiswrapper
install/manage Windows drivers for ndiswrapper

usage: ndiswrapper OPTION
-i inffile install driver described by 'inffile'
-a devid driver use installed 'driver' for 'devid' (dangerous)
-r driver remove 'driver'
-l list installed drivers
-m write configuration for modprobe
-ma write module alias configuration for all devices
-mi write module install configuration for all devices
-v report version information

where 'devid' is either PCIID or USBID of the form XXXX:XXXX,
as reported by 'lspci -n' or 'lsusb' for the card
bash-3.1# ndiswrapper -l
bcmwl5 : driver installed
device (14E4:4320) present (alternate driver: bcm43xx)
bash-3.1# iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

eth1 IEEE 802.11b/g ESSID:"itd_dz4" Nickname:"slackedbox"
Mode:Managed Frequency=2.422 GHz Access Point: Invalid
RTS thr: off Fragment thr: off
Encryption key:xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xx Security mode: open
Link Quality=0/100 Signal level=-256 dBm Noise level=-256 dBm
Rx invalid nwid: 0 Rx invalid crypt: 0 Rx invalid frag: 0
Tx excessive retries: 0 Invalid misc: 0 Missed beacon: 0

bash-3.1#
i did a bold and underline on the commands.

as you can see access point says "Invalid".

can you help me out on this, how do i trace or track if there are errors on the console or log files. thnx..

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Old 11-28-2007, 08:47 PM   #4
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http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/...ux_Wireles_LAN

i followed this steps did the said script but i dont have wlan0. if i do an iwconfig, it would display lo eth0 and eth1 no wlan0. sheesh. this is hard. can someone help me

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Old 11-28-2007, 09:47 PM   #5
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i got it all working now weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
 
Old 11-29-2007, 06:33 AM   #6
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Hi,

How about posting the solution to your problem? That way anyone searching will find a solution to the problem instead of;

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i got it all working now weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
 
Old 11-29-2007, 07:37 AM   #7
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Yeah, please post what you did to solve this because I'm not seeing anything in the iwconfig output that gives a clue to the problem.
 
  


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