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Old 09-18-2008, 01:00 AM   #1
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dilemma loading drivers to USB stick and installing into linux

Hi fellas,
great to join you here.
I've been trying to make my Linux environment O/S go online by using my current Netgear WG311v3 802.11g wireless PCI Adapter.
So I downloaded all the drivers I needed into my USB stick, and did try
to install them into Linux, but have not been able to do so.
What are the correct commands for the process? or procedure to make the installation a success and eventually enjoy my Linux O/S?
Old 09-18-2008, 02:04 AM   #2
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If you have the WG311 v3 then according to you're out of luck - no native linux drivers available, which means you'd have to try ndiswrapper. I've tried to use ndiswrapper in the past and while it often works it can be painful to set up. Your easiest step is to sell the WG311 v3 and get a replacement that you know in advance will be 100% supported. IMHO it's better to spend a few $//€ than try with ndiswrapper. The PC I'm currently using has a WG311T which works fine using the madwifi drivers.

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