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Old 02-18-2006, 10:38 AM   #1
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Question Question About Wireless Driver?


I am following the WPA HowTO and am at the section where I need to make the 2nd change to the /etc/default//etc/default/wpasupplicant.conf. It wants me to list the driver Ubuntu is using for my internal wireless card. I have no idea since Ubuntu detected my ipw2200 b/g card from the get go...Is there a way to ask my system what driver it loaded for the card I specified above so I can make the correct changes and enable WPA?

Using Ubuntu 5.10

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Old 02-18-2006, 01:38 PM   #2
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I'm guessing it is the ipw2200 module, but have a look at the output of lsmod and see if it is in the list.

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If you want a more general approach, lshw is a command installed on some distros that lists the hardware on the computer and usually what driver is being used. It is a drop-dead easy compile if Ubuntu doesn't already have it.
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Old 02-18-2006, 03:56 PM   #3
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Thanks!

"lshw" worked great!
 
  


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