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Old 06-22-2003, 07:28 PM   #1
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Mircosoft Wireless USB adapter MN-510 with RedHat 7.3


I am using RedHat 7.3 and got a Microsoft Wireless USB Adapter MN-510 recently. I cannot find any how-to document to set this up for my Linux machine, please help. :-)

Old 06-22-2003, 08:17 PM   #2
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Well, that's quite a shock...Microsoft didn't put any linux drivers or info on the CD? I must say that's not like them .

*just kidding*... anyway, do you have any idea what chipset is being used in that adapter? If you do, please post it and we'll see if there's something that linux can use with it. If you don't know the chipset, look for the FCCID number printed somewhere on it or the packaging and post that, we can use that number over on the fcc's website to get a look at the insides of the device and see what chipset it's using. Pray that it's not a recent Texas Instruments chipset because you're out of luck in that case.
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I download wlan-ng driver, compile and configure and it is working now. But I am not sure why in the /etc/wlan/ directory doesn't have the sample configuration file. What I did for now is to load the driver in rd.local file for temporary fix. And I have to specify the IP address for it. I would like to use DHCP to get the IP instead. Anybody know how to create the configuration file that will go to /etc/wlan? I believe this will solve my problem.

By the way, I think MN-510 is using prism 2.5


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