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Old 01-19-2013, 07:51 AM   #1
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No wireless internet connections, Linksys PCI Adapter (WMP54GS v 1.1)


Hi all. This is my first post as I am new to Linux. I recently installed Mint 14 onto my old pc. When I started it up, I found that it didn't have any wireless connections. I did some research and found out about ndiswrapper. So I downloaded the drivers for my pci adapter and installed them using ndiswrapper- still no wireless internet. After installing the drivers, both "lo" and "eht0" show no wireless connections available. I can connect fine using an ethernet cable, but I'd like to get the wireless working.

Here's some of the info on the card itself:

Linksys Wireless-G PCI Adpater with SpeedBooster
Model No: WMP54GS ver 1.1

I'm sure that you probably need more info than that, just let me know what to post. Thanks!
 
Old 01-20-2013, 02:01 AM   #2
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Hello and welcome to LinuxQuestions,

Can you post the output of the following commands, ran in a terminal:
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lspci 
ifconfig
iwconfig
route
Looking forward to your participation in the forums. Have fun with Linux.

Kind regards,

Eric
 
Old 01-20-2013, 10:01 AM   #3
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Terminal Output

Thank you for your quick response. Here is the output from the terminal commands that you requested. While running the terminal I had a wired connection via an ethernet cable and the PCI adapter was in the computer (Not sure if knowing that will help with analysis).

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Old 01-28-2013, 07:53 AM   #4
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Did you get this going? I'm half asleep, hope this isn't a post from 2 years ago or something.

Until one of the Guru's gets back with you, I can at least point you at this following link;

http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/b43

I've had a few broadcom chips over the years and got them all working by following the info from that site.

They will want you to add some options to the lspci command so it outputs the PCI-ID, and you will compare that PCI-ID to the list to make sure your version of the BCM4318 is supported by them.

Hope this helps,

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