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Old 03-07-2010, 05:52 AM   #1
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Wireless Hardware and Driver


I am not able to use internet using wireless lan. I am Not able to find the hardware and install the drivers .Please help me.I am Using red hat linux 5.4.
 
Old 03-07-2010, 09:38 AM   #2
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install this library b43-fwcutter , it automatically detects nearby wireless devices.
 
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Old 03-08-2010, 09:07 AM   #3
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install this library b43-fwcutter , it automatically detects nearby wireless devices.
Er, what? First, b43-fwcutter isn't a library and it doesn't detect nearby wireless devices. It's a program to extract the firmware for certain Broadcom wireless cards using the b43 driver.

Second, we have no idea what the poster's wireless chipset is, so that program may or may not have anyuse whatsoever.

To the OP, please post the output of
Code:
/sbin/lspci -vnn
lsmod
This will help us determine your wireless card and whether any driver modules are already loading.
 
Old 03-08-2010, 09:12 AM   #4
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I am not able to use internet using wireless lan. I am Not able to find the hardware and install the drivers .Please help me.I am Using red hat linux 5.4.
The commands suggested by reed9 will tell us, but: What is your wireless card?

Also, to check if your wireless is working, you can enter: "iwconfig". If all devices report "no wireless extensions", then you need to install a driver.
 
  


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