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Old 01-05-2006, 08:47 AM   #1
tekeo
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Question WLAN ralink


I got my new WLAN card yesterday (Cnet CWP-854) and I immidiatly started to work with it. First I tested it on windows and it worked great really, but the reason for me buying it is that I want it for linux. I'm NOT interested in ndiswrapper and though there are ralink drivers I would love to have them. I followed the guide for SuSE 9.2 on bbzone (can't paste url sorry because of rules) even though I use SuSE 10.0. I'm not sure I made it all correct but I didn't get any failures until "ifup ra0" which is the last step. So what I'm asking for is some help which tells how to make my ralink WLAN work for linux.

Thanks for replies and have a nice day
//Tekeo
 
Old 01-05-2006, 08:54 AM   #2
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Suse 10 supports the ralink cards out of the box - not so hot using WPA or WEP though. Use YAST to check settings and drivers loaded.
 
Old 01-05-2006, 09:23 AM   #3
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I can see that it's listed as wirelesslan card in hardware list, but I couldn't change anything there. But in network section I couldn't see it. Could you plz be more specific of where to go and what to do?

Greetz //Tekeo
 
Old 01-05-2006, 04:10 PM   #4
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I am not sur but it necessary to create a file par vi ifcfg-wlan0 in cd /etc/sysconfig/network_scripts
MODE=Managed
ESSID=name of your name
DEVICE=wlan0
ONBOOT=no
BOOTPROTO=none ( replace by yes if you wanted to use DHCP)
USERCTL=no
PEERDNS=yes
TYPE=Wireless
IPV6INIT=no
RATE=Auto
CHANNEL=1
 
  


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