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Old 03-03-2007, 12:51 AM   #1
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netgear (marvell) wifi card misidentified as atheros


I installed SAM Linux on an old Gateway box. It misidentified my netgear wifi card (marvell technology) as an atheros. I know I need to use ndiswrapper and install the proper *.inf for this netgear card. But, I need to know if and how I can uninstall the atheros driver first.
 
Old 03-03-2007, 10:18 AM   #2
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I guess my main question is how can I stop SAM-Linux from recognizing my netgear wireless card as an atheros wireless card? There's got to be an answer from someone.
 
Old 03-03-2007, 11:47 AM   #3
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I'm not familiar with your distro, but you can blacklist the Atheros driver to keep it from loading.

What's the relevant part of lspci -v look like?
 
Old 03-04-2007, 09:56 PM   #4
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Thanks 2Gnu. I got it working by doing precisely that. I blacklisted atheros and then using ndiswrapper loaded the Marvell *.inf driver and all is well in wifi world!!!
 
  


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