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Old 04-26-2004, 08:07 AM   #1
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configure wirreless lancard on MDK10

hello I want to know how I can configure/let it work my wireless card on my laptop:

I have IBM T40
mem : 512mb
cpu : 1300 Mhz
intern networkcard
pcmcia slots
usb 2.0
wireless card: pcmcia card linksys wpc54g (BCM94306 802.11g)

OS: Mandrake Linux 10.0 with kernel 2.6.3

when I do "lspci" than is the output:
[jherrera@thunderbird html]$ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 82855PM Processor to I/O Controller (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82855PM Processor to AGP Controller (rev 03)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB USB (Hub #1) (rev 01)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB USB (Hub #2) (rev 01)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB USB (Hub #3) (rev 01)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB USB2 (rev 01)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801BAM/CAM PCI Bridge (rev 81)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82801DBM LPC Interface Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801DBM Ultra ATA Storage Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBM SMBus Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.6 Modem: Intel Corp. 82801DB AC'97 Modem Controller (rev 01)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon Mobility M7 LW [Radeon Mobility 7500]
02:00.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1250 PC card Cardbus Controller (rev 01)
02:00.1 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1250 PC card Cardbus Controller (rev 01)
02:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corp. 82801BD PRO/100 VE (MOB) Ethernet Controller (rev 81)
03:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM94306 802.11g (rev 03)
[jherrera@thunderbird html]$

when I do "lspci -n":
[jherrera@thunderbird html]$ lspci -n
00:00.0 Class 0600: 8086:3340 (rev 03)
00:01.0 Class 0604: 8086:3341 (rev 03)
00:1d.0 Class 0c03: 8086:24c2 (rev 01)
00:1d.1 Class 0c03: 8086:24c4 (rev 01)
00:1d.2 Class 0c03: 8086:24c7 (rev 01)
00:1d.7 Class 0c03: 8086:24cd (rev 01)
00:1e.0 Class 0604: 8086:2448 (rev 81)
00:1f.0 Class 0601: 8086:24cc (rev 01)
00:1f.1 Class 0101: 8086:24ca (rev 01)
00:1f.3 Class 0c05: 8086:24c3 (rev 01)
00:1f.5 Class 0401: 8086:24c5 (rev 01)
00:1f.6 Class 0703: 8086:24c6 (rev 01)
01:00.0 Class 0300: 1002:4c57
02:00.0 Class 0607: 104c:ac55 (rev 01)
02:00.1 Class 0607: 104c:ac55 (rev 01)
02:08.0 Class 0200: 8086:103d (rev 81)
03:00.0 Class 0280: 14e4:4320 (rev 03)

[jherrera@thunderbird html]$

when I put my card on the pcmcia slot the power led of my wrelesscard is is burning, it means that he found them and configured ??

what must I do to let it work with my wireless router ?
and how must I confiigure it, that i don't have problems with my internal normal networkcard ?

thanks a lot .... !!!

Old 04-26-2004, 12:20 PM   #2
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i'm assuming it is eth1, so if you are using dhcp from your AP then just open a terminal as root and type:

ifup eth1

ps: this worked with mine but i had to use the linuxant drivers because i have a d-link wireless card which isn't supported yet.


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