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Old 08-02-2013, 12:25 AM   #1
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Unhappy Backtrack 5 no wirless found

Hi so i install backtrack5 rc3 gnome on vmware i have usb wifi my card work on it

root@bt:~# ifconfig -a
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:0c:29:4b:5c:be
inet addr: Bcast: Mask:
inet6 addr: fe80::20c:29ff:fe4b:5cbe/64 Scope:Link
RX packets:922 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:11 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:85794 (85.7 KB) TX bytes:1324 (1.3 KB)
Interrupt:19 Base address:0x2000

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr: Mask:
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
RX packets:50 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:50 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:3529 (3.5 KB) TX bytes:3529 (3.5 KB)

ra0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:00:00:00:00:00
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:0 (0.0 B) TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)

root@bt:~# lsmod
Module Size Used by
rt5572sta 739179 0
vsock 46691 0
acpiphp 23176 0
dm_crypt 22236 0
snd_ens1371 24455 0
gameport 14558 1 snd_ens1371
snd_ac97_codec 104623 1 snd_ens1371
ac97_bus 12602 1 snd_ac97_codec
snd_pcm 72878 2 snd_ens1371,snd_ac97_codec
snd_seq_midi 13132 0
snd_rawmidi 24215 2 snd_ens1371,snd_seq_midi
snd_seq_midi_event 14076 1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq 50403 2 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_timer 23911 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
snd_seq_device 13817 3 snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
snd 52787 7 snd_ens1371,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
soundcore 12534 1 snd
snd_page_alloc 13709 1 snd_pcm
joydev 17161 0
ppdev 12840 0
i2c_piix4 12983 0
vmci 69759 1 vsock
parport_pc 31867 1
vmw_balloon 12593 0
mac_hid 13037 0
psmouse 72465 0
shpchp 32187 0
lp 13321 0
parport 34960 3 ppdev,parport_pc,lp
serio_raw 13027 0
dm_mirror 21585 0
dm_region_hash 15035 1 dm_mirror
dm_log 17871 2 dm_mirror,dm_region_hash
vmw_pvscsi 17939 0
vmxnet3 44018 0
aufs 162169 0
usbhid 41119 0
hid 79842 1 usbhid
floppy 59430 0
pcnet32 40553 0
mptspi 22137 2
mptscsih 37831 1 mptspi
mptbase 90054 2 mptspi,mptscsih
scsi_transport_spi 25091 1 mptspi

but when i want to connect to a network backtrack5 found any wirless network... so i would like to know how to fix that thanks for help a newbie in advance
Old 08-03-2013, 01:32 AM   #2
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bump please :/
Old 08-03-2013, 09:39 PM   #3
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I have never used VMWARE, but I did find an article about troubleshooting USB functionality on VMWARE.

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Old 08-26-2013, 12:52 AM   #4
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did you allow the wirless card through VMware??I have never used VMware but I have used virtualbox and you have to set it to allow the device from the host OS to VMware OS for it to work hope this helps if not let me know and I will have a look cant right now at wrk lol

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woahh just seen how old this post is loll
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$ lsusb
and find out exactly which USB wireless adapter you have. You probably have to load the module, or if your guest is Windows, you need a driver. OR, maybe you have to connect the device to the guest.


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