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Old 11-28-2006, 12:23 AM   #1
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Error with wireless adapter-ndiswrapper

I get an 'invalid module format' when I try to run modprobe. I do the dmesg and get a long output. At the bottom of the output I get this:

ndiswrapper: version magic '2.6.18-1.2849.fc6 SMP mod_unload 686 REGPARM 4KSTACKS gcc-4.1' should be '2.6.18-1.2849.fc6 SMP mod_unload 586 REGPARM 4KSTACKS gcc-4.1'

How do I get my wireless adapter working. I have been trying to fix this for weeks. I am ready to give up because of the time I have put into getting this to work. Please help!
Old 11-28-2006, 12:34 AM   #2
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I think it's saying that your version of ndiswrapper was compiled for a 686 cpu but your kernel was compiled for a 586 cpu. Have you tried looking for other versions of ndiswrapper?


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