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Old 10-24-2007, 03:50 PM   #1
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Question unable to configure network card


I have a wireless card I installed on my laptop on suse 10.3

the card is: Atheros and seems to be supported by Linux

I get this: Ethernet Network Card (not connected) BusID: 000:06:05.0

the message I get in Yast is "unable to connect network card because kernal device is not present"

My kernal version is:

thanks to anyone who can help!!

Other info from hardware:
PCI 605.0: 0200 Ethernet controller
[Created at pci.301]
UDI: /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pci_168c_1a
Unique ID: H185.hioDloPJzGF
Parent ID: 6NW+.InKz0bgid89
SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1e.0/0000:06:05.0
SysFS BusID: 0000:06:05.0
Hardware Class: network
Model: "AMBIT Microsystem AR2413 802.11bg NIC"
Vendor: pci 0x168c "Atheros Communications, Inc."
Device: pci 0x001a "AR2413 802.11bg NIC"
SubVendor: pci 0x1468 "AMBIT Microsystem Corp."
SubDevice: pci 0x0418
Revision: 0x01
Memory Range: 0xb0100000-0xb010ffff (rw,non-prefetchable)
IRQ: 10 (no events)
Module Alias: "pci:v0000168Cd0000001Asv00001468sd00000418bc02sc00i00"
Config Status: cfg=no, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown
Attached to: #20 (PCI bridge)

Last edited by mnm_mc; 10-24-2007 at 04:03 PM.
Old 10-27-2007, 03:44 PM   #2
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Hi mnm_mc, This thread may help.

Good luck. ;-)


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