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Old 02-21-2006, 11:52 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by collern2
...When I ran modprobe ndiswrapper, it didn't stall on either of these (V2+V3). But it also gave me no output. Any ideas?
From the ndiswrapper documentation

If you get no error the driver should now be loaded. You can verify this by checking system log produced by dmesg. If the driver is loaded successfully, you should see a message in the system log

ndiswrapper version <version> loaded


If you have successfully installed windows drivers earlier with ndiswrapper -i INFfile, the ndiswrapper module will load them all. You should then see the following messages in system log

ndiswrapper: driver ''driver1'' added


If the system has a card that works with one of the loaded drivers, you should see the following message in the system log

wlan0: ndiswrapper ethernet device xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx

Configure interface:
Use iwconfig to configure wireless network interface. First, see if the interface is available, with

Old 02-21-2006, 05:40 PM   #32
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I finally got it working. Thanks to all who persevered with this, as it helped me a lot. Thanks again.
Old 02-24-2006, 06:50 AM   #33
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Just a message to all of you who helped out/contributed here,


I have been tearing my hair out for 2 weeks trying to get my DWL-G650 wireless + Suse 10.2 + Tosh Portégé 7020CT to co-operate.

Being a complete to Linux it's taken me a while to get used to the forums.

Thanks again.
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modprobe ndiswrapper
FATAL: Could not open '/lib/modules/2.6.13-15-default/extra/ndiswrapper.ko': No such file or directory linux:/lib/modules/2.6.13-15-default/extra
I got almost the exact same error on Fedora Core 4.
fixed by appending
alias wlan0 ndiswrapper
to /etc/modprobe.conf, then run ndiswrapper -i driver (make sure to remove the driver if you have already installed it, then reinstall it.

then modprobe ndiswrapper

if this doesn't work, you probably do have the wrong version for your kernel.

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