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Old 08-31-2009, 11:03 AM   #1
maneesh.patel1989
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Red face unable to enable wireless network in laptop with rhel5 ????


hi i am unable to configure wifi in my laptop with red hat enterprise linux 5.
i have compaq presario v6316tulaptop.
1.>i write neat command
2.>then goto new
3.>select wireless network
4.>in the hardware device there is no proper device for my note book

here is the output of some command
[root@localhost ~]# lspci -v
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 30bb
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Capabilities: [e0] Vendor Specific Information

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 30bb
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 177
Memory at d8100000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=512K]
I/O ports at 1800 [size=8]
Memory at c0000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Memory at d8200000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256K]
Capabilities: [90] Message Signalled Interrupts: 64bit- Queue=0/0 Enable-
Capabilities: [d0] Power Management version 2

00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 30bb
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Memory at d8180000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=512K]
Capabilities: [d0] Power Management version 2

00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 30bb
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 50
Memory at d8240000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
Capabilities: [60] Message Signalled Interrupts: 64bit+ Queue=0/0 Enable-
Capabilities: [70] Express Unknown type IRQ 0
Capabilities: [100] Virtual Channel
Capabilities: [130] Unknown (5)

00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=02, subordinate=02, sec-latency=0
I/O behind bridge: 00002000-00002fff
Memory behind bridge: d6000000-d7ffffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000d2000000-00000000d3f00000
Capabilities: [40] Express Root Port (Slot+) IRQ 0
Capabilities: [80] Message Signalled Interrupts: 64bit- Queue=0/0 Enable+
Capabilities: [90] #0d [0000]
Capabilities: [a0] Power Management version 2
Capabilities: [100] Virtual Channel
Capabilities: [180] Unknown (5)

00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=03, subordinate=04, sec-latency=0
I/O behind bridge: 00003000-00003fff
Memory behind bridge: d4000000-d5ffffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000d0000000-00000000d1f00000
Capabilities: [40] Express Root Port (Slot+) IRQ 0
Capabilities: [80] Message Signalled Interrupts: 64bit- Queue=0/0 Enable+
Capabilities: [90] #0d [0000]
Capabilities: [a0] Power Management version 2
Capabilities: [100] Virtual Channel
Capabilities: [180] Unknown (5)

00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #1 (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [UHCI])
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 30bb
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 209
I/O ports at 1820 [size=32]

00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #2 (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [UHCI])
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 30bb
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 217
I/O ports at 1840 [size=32]

00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #3 (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [UHCI])
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 30bb
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 225
I/O ports at 1860 [size=32]

00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #4 (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [UHCI])
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 30bb
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 177
I/O ports at 1880 [size=32]

00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02) (prog-if 20 [EHCI])
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 30bb
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 209
Memory at d8444000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
Capabilities: [58] Debug port

00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e2) (prog-if 01 [Subtractive decode])
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=05, subordinate=05, sec-latency=32
I/O behind bridge: 00004000-00004fff
Memory behind bridge: d8000000-d80fffff
Capabilities: [50] #0d [0000]

00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 02)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 30bb
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0
Capabilities: [e0] Vendor Specific Information

00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) Serial ATA Storage Controller IDE (rev 02) (prog-if 80 [Master])
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 30bb
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 217
I/O ports at <unassigned>
I/O ports at <unassigned>
I/O ports at <unassigned>
I/O ports at <unassigned>
I/O ports at 18b0 [size=16]
Capabilities: [70] Power Management version 2

00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 02)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 30bb
Flags: medium devsel, IRQ 217
I/O ports at 18c0 [size=32]

02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-PCI Card (rev 01)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 1364
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 11
Memory at d6000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2
Capabilities: [58] Message Signalled Interrupts: 64bit- Queue=0/0 Enable-
Capabilities: [d0] Express Legacy Endpoint IRQ 0
Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting
Capabilities: [13c] Virtual Channel

05:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation PRO/100 VE Network Connection (rev 02)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 30bb
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 233
Memory at d8000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
I/O ports at 4000 [size=64]
Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 2



please help me

Last edited by maneesh.patel1989; 09-02-2009 at 01:51 AM.
 
Old 08-31-2009, 05:22 PM   #2
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Dear Maneesh

Isn't this what you are looking for?

02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-PCI Card (rev 01)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 1364
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 11
Memory at d6000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2
Capabilities: [58] Message Signalled Interrupts: 64bit- Queue=0/0 Enable-
Capabilities: [d0] Express Legacy Endpoint IRQ 0
Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting
Capabilities: [13c] Virtual Channel

Or do you mean wireless modem

Cheers
 
Old 09-01-2009, 05:57 AM   #3
maneesh.patel1989
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thanks mazinoz for your responce.
but i cann't understand you.
my problem is that i cann't use wifi network on my notebook.
i have compaq presario v6316tulaptop with red hat enterprise linux 5.
so how can i enable wifi device on my laptop?????
please give quick responce.
i hope that someone will help me.
thanks in advance.

Last edited by maneesh.patel1989; 09-02-2009 at 01:51 AM.
 
Old 09-02-2009, 01:50 AM   #4
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hi
i am using my compaq presario v6316 tu laptop with red hat enterprise linux 5
my notebook wifi driver is Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN
i am using NdisWrapper 1.55.
what is the procedure to install ndiswrapper and how to use it in enabling wireless???
some one help me................
please....

Last edited by maneesh.patel1989; 09-02-2009 at 01:52 AM.
 
Old 09-09-2009, 09:23 AM   #5
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please some one help me to activate my wifi.
i am using ndiswrapper.but during extraction of windows wifi driver by unshield extractor there are some errors.
 
  


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