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Old 06-09-2006, 07:42 AM   #1
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Installing drivers editing kernel??

I just found drivers for my Linksys Wireless-G PCI Adapter but now I can't get them installed, Im newb to using Fedora Core 5, anyone know anything that might help a lil?
Old 06-09-2006, 07:50 AM   #2
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OK, Shawn, your question is a little bit vague. I'm going to assume you have a .tar.gz file with the driver in it. Do:

tar zxvf driver.tar.gz
cd driver

look for README

cat README | less

Read the file and do what it says.
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I actuall have drivers for windows, I have the cd that came with the hardware a Linksys Wireless-G PCI Adapter ( WMP54G ). I can't find anything with .tar.gz
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1. Install ndiswrapper. I guess you have it in a package in Fedora, so just install ndiswrapper package.
2. Find the .inf file in the driver package (probably in the main dir).
3. Open a terminal, cd to the directory you have the .inf in and run
ndiswrapper -i filename.inf
where filename.inf is the inf file name.
4. Test it:
ndiswrapper -l
If you have it on the list, its installed. Now you have to set it up.

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