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Old 07-14-2007, 09:18 AM   #1
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Need help getting wireless working on Knoppix.

Hello and thanks for helping. Here's my laptop:

HP Core Duo T2450 2.0GHz Laptop (DV6426CA)
WebID:  	10090023
Mfr. Part Number: 	GM006UA#ABL
Processor Type 	Intel Centrino Core Duo T2450
Screen Size 	15.4 in
RAM (Preloaded / Maximum) 	2048MB DDR2 RAM
Hard Drive 	200GB 4200RPM SATA
Optical Drives 	8X DVD+/RW SuperMulti With LightScribe
Graphics 	224MB Shared Intel GMA 950
Average Battery Life 	Dependant On Usage
Product Weight 	3.08 kg
Audio Type 	Altec Lansing
Battery Type 	12-Cell Lithium-Ion
Cache 	2MB L2
Fax/Modem 	56K V.90
I/O Ports 	See The Features Section
Included In Box 	Stereo Earbud Headphones, Mobile Remote
Network Card 	Integrated 10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN
Other Software 	See The Features Section
PC Card Slots 	1 ExpressCard/54
Pointing Device 	Touchpad
Preloaded Operating System 	Windows Vista Home Premium
Processor Speed 	2.0GHz
Product Dimensions 	35.7(W) x 3.9(H) x 25.7(D) cm
Removable Storage 	None
Screen Type 	WXGA High-Def BrightView Widescreen
Speakers 	Altec Lansing
System Bus 	533MHz
Warranty 	1 Year Limited Parts & Labour
Once knoppix loads I open firefox and it can't connect to anything. ifconfig displays my loopback ip and iwconfig says "no wireless extensions." for all 3.

I'm totally new, but once I get the wireless working with knoppix i'll be building my own linux from scratch. Any help would be fantastic.
Old 07-14-2007, 03:33 PM   #2
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I do not know how you would do it using Knoppix but when I tried the Ubuntu live cd I was able to configure a Dlink wireless card using Gnome network manager. May I ask what type of wireless card you have?


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