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Old 01-22-2005, 12:07 PM   #1
bsurfn99
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need to find "module" information for wireless card


I am having a difficult time finding the proper "module" information for my wireless card. My card information is as follows.

Description: ADM8201 wireless adapter
Vendor: Admtek Inc.
Module: = unknown

PCMCIA card brand is a Trendnet TEW-221PC

When I go to the run config tool, and attempt to configure my wireless connection, my only option is a manual choice. From there I am asked to select my "network/main driver" that I am going to try. I haven't a clue what it's asking me for next. All of the configs that I have selected failed, (I used the "auto probe" option) but after that failed I am asked to provide options to the module. It is asking for an io address, and an irq address. I have no idea where to go with this.

I am running mandrake 10.0 on an old Gateway Solo 9150.


I am a newbie so any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Old 01-23-2005, 06:42 AM   #2
zeroability
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I have google'd and found the driver module exists here:

http://www.trendnet.com/asp/download_manager/list_subcategory.asp?SUBTYPE_ID=245&SUBMIT=Go#

Hopefully they have some type of support documentation there if not you may need to get creative with it. Another route is ndiswrapper and I am sure you can find the mini how-to posted on the beginning of this forum or you can search for it.
 
  


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