Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking > Linux - Wireless Networking
User Name
Linux - Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 10-13-2006, 09:58 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jun 2006
Posts: 22

Rep: Reputation: 15
Netgear WG111v2 with RHEL

Hi guys,

Please don't shoot me for double posting (I've posted this on the newbie forum as well), I only just noticed this one that's specifically for wireless networking so my query is probably better suited to here.

I've had a look through the Linux tutorials and other questions on this forum, but I'm afraid I'm still a little confused about how to get onto the internet on my Linux partition. I'm having to connect wirelessly as my parents don't want cables trailing up the stairs, so it would be great if I could get the usb adaptor I'm currently using on the Windows side to work with Linux as well.

It's a Netgear WG111v2 usb adaptor and I'm running RHEL with a 2.4 kernel (I think). I've downloaded ndiswrapper to run, however the walkthrough I have tells me to find a file with the extension .inf on my installation cd and there doesn't seem to be one. Any pointers on where to start?

Thanks a lot,
Old 10-13-2006, 10:10 AM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Dec 2005
Location: Indiana
Distribution: RHEL/CentOS/SL 5 i386 and x86_64 pata for IDE in use
Posts: 4,790

Rep: Reputation: 56
The known working wiki list shows that you visit the Netgear site and download/unzip the driver. However ndiswapapper is not needed;
Old 10-13-2006, 10:13 AM   #3
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jun 2006
Posts: 22

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Thanks ever so much for your help, links look promising - lets hope it's simple enough so that even a newbie like me can't mess it up lol!

Cheers again,


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Netgear WG111v2 + ndiswrapper installation problems craigles_penguin Linux - Wireless Networking 9 06-05-2007 05:16 PM
Problems setting up SuSE 10 with a Netgear WG111V2 USB Adapter p3980 Linux - Wireless Networking 14 01-25-2007 05:00 AM
WLAN in Dapper Drake with Netgear WG111v2 baking-a-77 Linux - Newbie 1 10-04-2006 11:32 AM
NetGear WG111v2 does not Get IP From Wlan Router NeroZero2 Linux - Wireless Networking 18 09-24-2006 08:53 PM
using Netgear WG111v2 in Ubuntu aoberoi Linux - Hardware 0 05-19-2006 02:46 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:27 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration