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Old 08-08-2007, 12:21 PM   #1
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Question Fendora 7 hates my NIC! HELP!!?

I am playing around with Fendora 7 and it hates my NIC, it is a wireless LAN (network interface card)... which is mostly obvious and the brand is; Atheros AR5005G. Any ideas? The HAL keeps on trying to do a WIRED connection RRRR..... the company who makes the adapter only provides drivers for windows.... figures, darn communists.

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Old 08-08-2007, 12:51 PM   #2
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Fedora Linux and wireless cards


I have faced similar problems but not with Fedora 7. Let me know your NICs firmware and may be I can help.

Alternately you can try to use NDISWrapper to use firmware from Windows drivers on your card (I won't recommend it though).
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I use ndiswrapper and it works fine, even better with ndisgtk - graphical my favorite :P

i am having similar problems with my realtek devices in my toshiba L300 - /sbin/modprobe crashes, however if i disable the device in bios it works fine. have you tried that?


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