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Old 06-21-2008, 11:08 PM   #1
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Location: california
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Need help with YDL 6.0 Wireless internet

okay... I am brand new to linux. I installed YDL 6.0 on my ps3 because thats what I got. I'm satisfied and am eager to learn more but the only other comp is way out in the living room... and it's not even mine so i have to wait to get on. I've already read up on the ps3's wifi and no support from linux. what I want to do is get my belkin usb 54g adapter to work. I've found this info > But Have no idea what any of that means could someone let me know what is the best way to go?... The Linux drivers method, do-it-yourself variant or The "ndiswrapper" method. I have no clue how to install either one and have no clue what all this means:

The first steps are to:
download the archive
expand it
go into the archive's directory with "cd"
Then the commands (as a normal user) vary according to the driver you want to compile:
Chipset Commands
Ralink RT2570
Ralink RT73 $ cd Module
$ make

Zydas 1211B In the Makefile, set ZD1211REV_B=1.
Set KERN_26=n if you are using a 2.4 kernel.
$ make

Once you have successfully recompiled the driver, you can install it (as "root" user):

# make install
Now test the driver: go to "modprobe" section as explained above.

If someone could translate to a total "newb" that would be great...
Old 06-22-2008, 01:08 AM   #2
Registered: Jun 2008
Location: North Carolina
Distribution: Arch Linux
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Hello Reps911.

Do you know what RaLink chipset your card has? if not, type this into a terminal as root:

and look for something having to do with RaLink, and then post here with what you have, so we can better help you.


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