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Old 03-12-2008, 11:57 PM   #1
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Motorola WU830G installation woes

I have a Motorola WU830G installation woes wireless network adapter and am trying to install it on a PCLinuxOS system using ndiswrapper version 1.52.
I have installed the adapter in Windows and it works perfectly. I also have the adapter's original install media.
I have followed the installation procedure of ndiswrapper to the letter, and it works normally. The trouble begins when I try to read the INF file:

ndiswrapper -i wind502u.inf
couldn't open wind502u.inf: No such file or directory at /usr/sbin/ndiswrapper line 219.
lsusb detects the adapter (among some other peripherals) so I know it is connected.

Bus 004 Device 004: ID 154b:0003
Bus 004 Device 002: ID 07b2:7030 Motorola BCS, Inc.
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 002 Device 004: ID 0781:8889 SanDisk Corp. SDDR-88 Imagemate 8-in-1 Reader
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 046d:c00e Logitech, Inc. M-BJ69 Optical Wheel Mouse
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 058f:9254 Alcor Micro Corp. Hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000

What should I do?
Should I place the *.inf, *.bin, *.sys, etc
files in a specific folder?
I have been using the konsole from the root account to do all this, could that be a problem?

Last edited by NoahT1BM; 03-12-2008 at 11:59 PM.


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