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Old 05-10-2011, 07:17 PM   #1
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I cant get my wireless chip to recognize my wireless driver in the OS


I recently wiped my hard drive and rebooted Linux mint9 from the disk. Afterwards my computer wouldn't recognize my wireless driver...I don't know what to do I've :x rebooted the OS twice now and still don't have wireless connection, and further more the wireless configuration wont allow me to enable it ,although I can see through my system bench and profiler that it is there.The hardware driver scanner never found anything so it seems that I'm missing a driver?.... I'm not sure whats going on or what to do. Can some one please help me??... I used this command to find out what kind of wireless chip I had and these are the results...

lspci -vnn | grep -a4 -i net

samantha@samantha ~ $ lspci -vnn | grep -a4 -i net
16-bit legacy interface ports at 0001
Kernel driver in use: yenta_cardbus
Kernel modules: yenta_socket

09:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5752 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express [14e4:1600] (rev 02)
Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:01c2]
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 28
Memory at efcf0000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
Expansion ROM at <ignored> [disabled]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: tg3
Kernel modules: tg3

0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection [8086:4222] (rev 02)
Subsystem: Intel Corporation Device [8086:1020]
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 27
Memory at efdff000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
samantha@samantha ~ $
Old 05-10-2011, 07:18 PM   #2
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Can someone please help me....I feel like going back to Vista because its becoming a real headache.
Old 05-11-2011, 01:26 AM   #3
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Bumping your own thread in just one minute of posting? Thats a bad idea to do in a volunteer forum where no one is paid to help you.
And from I can see, you have Intel chip for wireless which from my experiences should just work out of the box. I am not too sure what you did. Can you post the output for iwconfig?
And also it seems there are no modules loaded for your chip. Did you disable those?


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