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Old 03-25-2007, 10:28 PM   #1
catbert-ehrd
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D-Link DWL-G510 Rev B Install Problems


I installed the madwifi drivers on my system and added this line to my modprobe file
alias ath0 ath_pci

However my card is not even detected on start up or listed under Administration/Network/Devices tab.

I would like to know how to finish the installation. I installed it before and got the card to work, but I cannot get it to work again.

Here are my system specs:
/sbin/lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82815 815 Chipset Host Bridge and Memory Controller Hub (rev 04)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82815 815 Chipset AGP Bridge (rev 04)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev 05)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801BA ISA Bridge (LPC) (rev 05)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801BA IDE U100 (rev 05)
00:1f.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801BA/BAM USB (Hub #1) (rev 05)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801BA/BAM SMBus (rev 05)
00:1f.4 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801BA/BAM USB (Hub #2) (rev 05)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV34 [GeForce FX 5200] (rev a1)
02:0a.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
02:0b.0 Multimedia video controller: Internext Compression Inc iTVC16 (CX23416) MPEG-2 Encoder (rev 01)
02:0d.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5005G 802.11abg NIC (rev 01)
02:0e.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs SB Live! EMU10k1 (rev 08)
02:0e.1 Input device controller: Creative Labs SB Live! Game Port (rev 08)

uname -r output
2.6.20-1.2933.fc6

Fedora Core 6
866 Mhz P3
Asus TUSL2-C Motherboard
Nvidia FX5200
Soundblaster Live
 
Old 03-27-2007, 09:03 AM   #2
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May I suggest you go here --> http://madwifi.org/wiki/UserDocs/Fir...eMadWifiModule

This first time how to document is step by step with lots of examples. I used to to get my DWL-G630 Antheros card to run.

Hope this helps.
 
  


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