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Old 07-23-2004, 07:49 PM   #1
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Dell 600m & Mandrake 9.1

I realize this is a larger than normal request but I have several questions and wondering if someone has the answer.

Aside from disabling WEP to initially connect to the AP, must I also enable "broadcast"? I also have the AP configured for "MAC" security of the wireless adapter; could this config issue cause a problem??

My other questions concern the output from;

1) the card bus bridge; how would I go about installing the drivers for this - should it be possible?
2) still says the broadcom network controller is unknown. Installed driverloader (it may be working correctly - but I haven't been able to use it to connect to the internet) and thought that it would be recognized.

1) driverloader is listed; the documentation says when I run lsmod, driverloader should be listed and it should say "OK". Should I be seeing (OK) in the "tainted column?

1) Shows both (eth0 / eth1).
2) It also shows eth1 receiving a broadcast from x.x.x.1 (my dhcp). Since x.x.x.1 doesn't broadcast, could it be from the AP (x.x.x.x)?

1) My interest is the statement; eth1:9
a) does eht1:9 indicate this adpt uses channel 9 ??
b) the class B address - where did this come from?? and is this the cause of my inability to network wireless-ly??
**When I look in Mandrake Control Center/Network, it still shows only eth0. Should I also be seeing eth1 ???

Does this file at the bottom of this post look familar to anyone???
lspci: output
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp.: Unknown device 3340 (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp.: Unknown device 3341 (rev 03)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB USB (Hub #1) (rev 01)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB USB (Hub #2) (rev 01)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB USB (Hub #3) (rev 01)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB USB EHCI Controller (rev 01)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801BAM/CAM PCI Bridge (rev 81)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp.: Unknown device 24cc (rev 01)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp.: Unknown device 24ca (rev 01)
00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB AC'97 Audio (rev 01)
00:1f.6 Modem: Intel Corp. 82801DB AC'97 Modem (rev 01)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon R250 Lf [Radeon Mobility 9000 M9] (rev 02)
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5705M Gigabit Ethernet (rev 01)
02:01.0 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc.: Unknown device 7113 (rev 20)
02:01.1 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc.: Unknown device 7113 (rev 20)
02:03.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation: Unknown device 4324 (rev 03)

Module Size Used by Tainted: P
isofs 27988 1 (autoclean)
zlib_inflate 21156 0 (autoclean) [isofs]
udf 90464 0 (autoclean)
sg 34636 0 (autoclean) (unused)
st 29488 0 (autoclean) (unused)
sr_mod 16920 0 (autoclean) (unused)
sd_mod 13100 0 (autoclean) (unused)
scsi_mod 103284 4 (autoclean) [sg st sr_mod sd_mod]
ide-cd 33856 1 (autoclean)
cdrom 31648 0 (autoclean) [sr_mod ide-cd]
parport_pc 25096 1 (autoclean)
lp 8096 0 (autoclean)
parport 34176 1 (autoclean) [parport_pc lp]
i810_audio 26248 0
soundcore 6276 0 [i810_audio]
ac97_codec 12488 0 [i810_audio]
nfsd 74256 0 (autoclean)
driverloader 214788 1
af_packet 14952 3 (autoclean)
bcm5700 80072 1 (autoclean)
nls_iso8859-1 3516 2 (autoclean)
ntfs 76812 1 (autoclean)
supermount 15296 1 (autoclean)
ehci-hcd 18568 0 (unused)
usb-uhci 24652 0 (unused)
usbcore 72992 1 [ehci-hcd usb-uhci]
rtc 8060 0 (autoclean)
ext3 59916 2
jbd 38972 2 [ext3]

dmesg: output
Linux version 2.4.21-0.13mdk ( (gcc version 3.2.2 (Mandrake Linux 9.1 3.2.2-3mdk)) #1 Fri Mar 14 15:08:06 EST 2003
Dell Inspiron with broken BIOS detected. Refusing to enable the local APIC.
Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=Linux ro root=305 quiet devfs=mount acpi=off
ACPI: Subsystem revision 20030122
ACPI: Disabled via command line (acpi=off)
PCI: ACPI tables contain no PCI IRQ routing entries
apm: BIOS not found.
NET4: Linux TCP/IP 1.0 for NET4.0
IP Protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP, IGMP
IP: routing cache hash table of 4096 buckets, 32Kbytes
TCP: Hash tables configured (established 32768 bind 65536)
Linux IP multicast router 0.06 plus PIM-SM
NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0.
Broadcom Gigabit Ethernet Driver bcm5700 with Broadcom NIC Extension (NICE) ver. 6.0.2 (02/14/03)
eth0: Broadcom BCM5705M 1000Base-T found at mem faff0000, IRQ 11, node addr 000d56e7d372
eth0: Broadcom BCM5705 Integrated Copper transceiver found
eth0: Scatter-gather ON, 64-bit DMA ON, Tx Checksum ON, Rx Checksum ON, 802.1Q VLAN ON
bcm5700: eth0 NIC Link is UP, 100 Mbps full duplex, receive & transmit flow control ON
driverloader: stack=8192/1432/1
eth1: New link status: Disconnected (0002)
eth1: WPA, AES, TKIP, WEP128, WEP64 supported
eth1: at 02:03.0 (MAC address 00:90:96:A1:BC:F0) ready
martian source from, on dev eth0
ll header: ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:09:5b:a7:c8:52:08:00
Installing knfsd (copyright (C) 1996
device eth1 entered promiscuous mode
device eth1 left promiscuous mode

ifconfig: output
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:0D:56:E73:72
inet addr: Bcast: Mask:
RX packets:4007 errors:6 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:2
TX packets:2131 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
RX bytes:1667413 (1.5 Mb) TX bytes:278230 (271.7 Kb)
Interrupt:11 Memory:faff0000-fb000000

eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:90:96:A1:BC:F0
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:21 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)

eth1:9 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:90:96:A1:BC:F0
inet addr: Bcast: Mask:

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr: Mask:
RX packets:376 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:376 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:26160 (25.5 Kb) TX bytes:26160 (25.5 Kb)

IF I saw this file on a windows machine I'd think someone / something got inside. Anyone have any idea what this may be or where it may have come from ???? Found it this evening in the /tmp folder.

-rw------- 1 root root 59 Jul 23 17:40 xauth.XXXXqHrJqp

All assistance is greatly appreciated,
Old 07-24-2004, 01:51 PM   #2
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i have the same computer and i get the same response from lspci in my gentoo installation.
in debian, i have everything working (wireless ipw2100 and broadcom) and lspci recognizes everything
Not really sure what your problem is


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