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Old 11-30-2002, 06:07 PM   #1
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Unhappy Installing drivers for a wireless card.

Ok I just set up a wireless network in my house. My computer is the only one that uses Red Hat, and I'm still pretty new with it. It's 7.2 I belive. My computer is a duel boot, so I can get on the network with Win2000, but I don't know what drivers to install to access the network with Linux. Let alone how to install them. Help!

Specs are:

Host Interface: 32-bit PCI, compliant with PCI specification 2.1

Power Consumption: 3.3V, 350mA (max.)

Physical Dimensions: 7" x 4.72" x 0.78" (178mm x 120mm x 20mm) 2.8 oz. (79g)

Certification: FCC Class B, CE Mark, C-Tick.


Hope one of you guys has some good news for me about a general driver or something.
Old 12-01-2002, 12:11 AM   #2
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After you put your pcmcia adapter , look under /proc/pci to see whether it detects the adapter or not.
First check that !! and then talk to us.

Old 12-01-2002, 11:51 AM   #3
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Ok, I think this is the device in /proc/pci

Bus 2, device 13, function 0:
Network controller: PCI device 1260:3873 (Harris Semiconductor) (rev 1).
IRQ 11.
Master Capable. Latency=32.
Prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xf47ff000 [0xf47fffff].

It's the last device in the list. I'm a novice so the obvious solution to everyone is completely alien to me. Thanks to anyone who can help
Old 12-06-2002, 10:47 PM   #4
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Unfortunately the specs you gave on the card are the specs of any type 2 pcmcia card out there and the info from /proc/pci is also usually no help as it just dumps chipset information, and unfortunately in this case it gave us Harris, now Intersil, which means its one of a few dozen chipsets.

What's the make and model of the card? Does Windows give any info on the model, or last but not nastiest:

/sbin/cardctl ident




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