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Old 10-29-2003, 11:27 AM   #1
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Unhappy wireless notebook adapter not working!?


I was just given a wireless router-swtich that came with a pcmcia card, it is Microsoft brand. The card is a MN-720. I have tried to set it up as the posts talk about for the MN-520 with no luck. I have no lights or any indication that the system knows it is there. I have looked all over the internet but my searches have been less than fruitfull.

Please could someone help me!
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Old 10-29-2003, 12:12 PM   #2
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According to this list your card has a Prism chipset, which should work using the drivers from The Linux Wlan Project (same site)
 
Old 10-29-2003, 12:30 PM   #3
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Well, the MN-520 uses the Prism chipset. My card, the MN-720 uses the Broadcom chipset which if I read it right, has no support! :-(
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Old 10-29-2003, 12:36 PM   #4
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by bad, I misread you original post that you'rs was the 720.
 
Old 10-29-2003, 12:46 PM   #5
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Not a problem at all, I wish it was the prism chipset!
 
Old 10-29-2003, 01:02 PM   #6
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I saw this thread a day or two ago. Not sure if it will help, but it could be a start

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...light=broadcom
 
Old 10-29-2003, 01:50 PM   #7
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Way Cool,
I think this just might work, I am trying it now.
I will let you know.
 
Old 10-29-2003, 02:06 PM   #8
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My system now sees something is there, but it is acting like it did before I installed the drivers in windows. I am going to take to the people at http://www.linuxant.com who had the driver.
 
Old 10-29-2003, 07:59 PM   #9
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I GOT IT, WOO HOO!!!!!!!! :-) Go to http://www.linuxant.com and download there driverloader software, you install it and then point the web broswer to http://localhost:18020. Then you pick out the windows driver files. opt for the free trial license to make sure it works. After you know it works a regular license is only $15.

Jeremiah
 
Old 10-29-2003, 09:48 PM   #10
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Sweet!
 
Old 10-29-2003, 10:04 PM   #11
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Well it works, but I have to be carful because it locks the system up often. bummer
 
Old 10-30-2003, 01:04 AM   #12
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Again I found the problem, I had set the card to 54g performance. When I reset to 54g-802.11b compatible my lockup problem cleared right up. Way Cool
 
Old 11-02-2003, 09:25 AM   #13
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Well, it was still locking the system. I e-mailed www.linuxant.com and was told to upgrade, I had version 1.21, I upgrade to 1.24 and reset my speed to the fastest 54g performance and have not had a lockup yet.
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