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Old 09-04-2004, 12:19 PM   #1
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Removing my wireless card in Mandrake


I am a Linux newbie. I have got a Netgear ma401 wireless PCMCIA card that is detected by Mandrake 10 fine.

I foolishly rushed into the config file and entered what I thought were the right wireless details and when the PC rebooted- no light came on the card. In the start up commands I noticed it had something saying starting internet services and then some details on the card (prism 2).

In the hardware section, it is shown as eth1. Is there any chance I can remove the hardware in the control and start again? It dosen't appear to let you remove hardware like in windows control panel.

Any help much appreciated.

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Old 09-04-2004, 02:01 PM   #2
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what you mean by doing all the config files?
never heard of a rtl8180 based wireless card work right out of the box.
if you are having problem with getting the card work. i suggest you go the site in my sign and click on rtl8180 for instructions
 
  


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