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Old 07-22-2009, 08:51 AM   #1
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Lightbulb cannot connect to wireless network


i just installed SLED 11 on my system
Went through the configuration process but still cannot browse.
Using a Broadcom 802.11 wireless adapter

Relatively new to linux and really need to do some programming.

Any form of help wld be appreciated
 
Old 07-22-2009, 09:26 AM   #2
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Hi,

Welcome to LQ!

Where do you experience problems? What errors do you receive?

Does your kernel recognize the device and load the module?
 
Old 07-22-2009, 09:36 AM   #3
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Hopefully someone comes with an easier method. For now here is a guide to setting wireless in SLED: http://www.novell.com/support/viewCo...rnalId=3558227. Basically the guide helps you to install 'ndiswrapper'. You will then be able to use the winblows drivers (make sure you have it, download it for your broadcom if you don't). The guide also takes you through the setting up process too.
 
Old 07-23-2009, 07:21 AM   #4
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hey onebuck, thanks for the help.
downloaded ndiswrapper but it is not running properly

downloading another now.

Yeah,my kernel can see my network card. The wireless network I am using is open, has no encryption.
Gone through network setting s time and again and it tells it has been installed but the red x sign between the two computers still show.

Hope info is sufficient enough.
Thanks!
 
Old 07-23-2009, 08:00 AM   #5
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It would of great help you could post error outputs and screenshots or give more detailed descriptions and information on what doesn't work, where & when.
 
  


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