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Old 01-10-2008, 12:58 AM   #1
juanfernando
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backTrack3 and 2


Hi.. Everyone I'm new in the theme of Backtrack.. I have Backtrack 3 install in my laptop.. Yesturday I bought a NetGear (PCMCIA) wireless card model(WN511T) and my question is.. How can I get the driver to run it in Backtrack 3 or 2 .. I was looking for it like 2 days and I didn't find anything about it.. I need some help? Thanks to read this topic... Any help that u can give me would be really nice...
 
Old 01-11-2008, 02:17 AM   #2
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I have a similar card WPN511, which automatically gets detected with backtrack3. Which chipset does your card have?
Can you show us the output of iwconfig?
 
Old 01-12-2008, 12:38 AM   #3
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* Chipset: Marvell Pre-N
* pciid: 11ab:2a02
* Driver: Driver for Netgear WN511T


this is the information of the wireless card..

I tried with Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Backtrack.. and they didn't detect it.. can you help me with it.. pliss...
 
Old 01-12-2008, 12:51 AM   #4
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Although I havent dealt with the Marvel chipset, but I believe you would need to install ndiswrapper first.
Do
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apt-get install ndiswrapper
then a
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modprobe ndiswrapper
Then get your Netgear CD and find the .inf (driver) file, use it.
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ndiswrapper -i driver.inf
Hope this helps.
 
Old 01-12-2008, 01:04 AM   #5
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Although I havent dealt with the Marvel chipset, but I believe you would need to install ndiswrapper first.
Do

then a

Then get your Netgear CD and find the .inf (driver) file, use it.


Hope this helps.
I found it, but it says .sys / and where I put it..
 
Old 01-12-2008, 01:37 AM   #6
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there should be sys and a inf file. Just put the cd in the cdrom and do something like this.
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ndiswrapper -i /media/cdrom/netgear/driver.inf
 
Old 01-12-2008, 04:03 PM   #7
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hi.. I install them, but when I put ndiswrapper -l it says that
Invalid Driver!

what I do now..

or can you tell me any good Wireless card that can be detected by Backtrack or Ubuntu.. I'm tired to try////
 
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Talking Cards for backtrack & Ubuntu

I have 5 Panasonic laptops 4 cf-48's and 1 cf-50..Right now I am running backtrack3 live CD on the CF-50 as I type this.. None of the 2wire cards lit up (hermes I-chipset) ,the bufflo card (Marvel chipset) a no go ,the lucenet Orinoco Silver card didn't light up either..BUT!!!! The D-link G650 AirPlus (Atheros chipset)did light up..But wouldn't connect. I googled (backtrack3 cards)and looked around and found instructions to get it connected.. #1
bring up the shell (command line)
bt ~# ifconfig ath0 ifup (enter)
bt ~# dhcpcd ath0 (enter) and bang!! I got the net.. I am new to back track and just teaching myself..But that is what I read to do and it worked.. As far as Ubuntu all the cards mentioned above fire right up in all versions of Ubuntu so far..Linux is the Bomb!!!!!
 
  


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