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Old 06-16-2004, 03:45 PM   #1
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setting up sound/wireless internet

ok i just built a new system and installed suse 9.1 the 64bit version. i need help installing my sound card. it is a turtle beach riviera, when i run yast it reconizes it as a "c-media electronics cmi8738/c3dx pci audio device". when i try to configure i get an error saying :the kernel module snd-cmipci for sound support could not be loaded.

second i have a d-link dwl-520 wireless network card. i think it is installed correctly in linux (i am running xp too and can get a working signal then) but i need help with the setting in linux. help is appreated!
Old 06-16-2004, 04:04 PM   #2
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I have that same NIC card. The best way to set it up is to create the connection manually. I use madwifi drivers, so there may be a few differences if you use a different driver.

I'm not sure about suse in specific, but usually I do this:

# cd /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices
# vim ifcfg-ath0

Vim will open, and you put the following in it:

then :wq out of vim and back to the terminal:

# cd ../../network-scripts
# ln /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-ath0

And that should be it. I'm not sure where Suse keeps its network connections. If you get a "could not find directory", you'll know I have it wrong. Also if you're running an ad-hoc network, you'll have to change MODE to ad-hoc, I believe.

EDIT: I'm not sure what to do about your sound card, though.


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