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Old 05-13-2004, 09:47 PM   #1
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New Open Source ADM8211 driver


Mandrake 10.0 with Cooker Kernel 2.6.6-0.rc3.1mdk-i686-up-4GB on Dell Inspiron 1100 laptop A29 bios TrendNet 221pc cardbuswith Michael Wu's new driver ADM8211-20040503

see it at http://aluminum.sourmilk.net/adm8211/

Download unzip make

Install kernel module adm8211.ko in /lib/modules/2.6.6-0.rc3.1mdk-i686-up-4GB/kernel/drivers/net

depmod

add alias ethX adm8211 to /etc/modules.conf

configure /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ethX =

DEVICE=eth0
WIRELESS=yes
BOOTPROTO=dhcp
IPADDR=XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
NETMASK=255.255.255.0
NETWORK=XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
BROADCAST=XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
ONBOOT=yes
MII_NOT_SUPPORTED=no
NEEDHOSTNAME=yes

I did not get DHCP dhclient to work... yet

configure gateway - route add default gw XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX ethX

Static IP, No WEP, but full open source driver for AdmTek adm8211 chip
 
  


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