Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking > Linux - Wireless Networking
User Name
Linux - Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 01-01-2006, 03:12 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Dec 2005
Distribution: Ubuntu Linux 5.10
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
Can't find a driver for Belkin F5D7051 Wireless G USB Network Adapter


I've searched and searched everywhere, but I just can't find a driver to use on Linux for the Belkin F5D7051 USB Wireless Adapter. I've tried using the 2nd driver recommended at, for the F5D7050, but they didn't seem to work (I couldn't find the first one). I've also tried using the driver that came with the USB device itself, but that seemed to crash the kernel when I used modprobe ndiswrapper.

Need to find a working driver! :P

Thanks in advance,

Old 01-05-2006, 01:53 PM   #2
Registered: Apr 2005
Location: Ottawa, Canada.
Distribution: PCLinuxOS.
Posts: 122

Rep: Reputation: 15
Do you know what the chipset is? From what I found doing some quick googling, it seems to be a "broadcom bcm4320 802.11g usb 2.0 transceiver", not the rt2500usb listed for the F5D7050 (which is the one I have).

Broadcom have Linux drivers on their support site. You might have some luck there?
Old 01-07-2006, 02:41 PM   #3
LQ Newbie
Registered: Dec 2005
Distribution: Ubuntu Linux 5.10
Posts: 4

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0

Thanks for the reply, but I can't seem to find drivers for wireless USB adapters on the broadcom website ( Care to point me in the right direction...?


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Belkin USB wireless adapter byusoccerboy Linux - Wireless Networking 1 08-12-2005 02:05 PM
usb device driver for wireless network adapter lordofring Programming 1 06-30-2005 03:28 AM
Belkin Wireless Usb Adapter MacDaddy123 Linux - Hardware 2 02-13-2004 07:41 AM
belkin wireless network adapter with redhat 9 sam_cart Linux - Wireless Networking 25 09-16-2003 04:34 PM
Belkin wireless USB adapter with Redhat 9 Atero Linux - Wireless Networking 3 09-08-2003 09:09 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking > Linux - Wireless Networking

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:53 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration