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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] ipw2200/ndiswrapper troubles

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  • Don Becker
    Yep, that did it... eventually. I needed to reboot a few times, and the LED still doesn t light up, but whatever. Thanks! --Don ... -- Don Becker
    Message 1 of 6 , Jul 21, 2005
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      Yep, that did it... eventually. I needed to reboot a few times, and
      the LED still doesn't light up, but whatever.

      Thanks!

      --Don

      On 7/21/05, uteck <theuteck@...> wrote:
      > Are you using the 1.0.6 version from http://ipw2200.sourceforge.net/ ?
      > If not, try installing that, it fixed a few WEP bugs. Make sure you
      > download and install the latest firmware and the ieee80211 subsystem
      > also while you are there. (You will need the kernel-header files for
      > your kernel version to compile them)
      >
      > I am still running 1.0.4 with my system so I have no idea if the
      > ieee80211 thingy does any odd things or if it goes in cleanly.
      > Perhaps someone else on the list can comment on this?
      >
      > On 7/21/05, Don Becker <don.becker@...> wrote:
      > > On 7/21/05, uteck <theuteck@...> wrote:
      > > > Sounds like is not a driver issue, but it it is not passing the WEP
      > > > correctly. Dump ndiswrapper and try connecting with the ipw2200
      > > > driver and WEP turned off. If that works you need to get your lappy to
      > > > work with the WEP.
      > >
      > > No luck from home with WEP disabled using the ipw2200 driver. The
      > > freezing with ndiswrapper has me less likely to want to try that
      > > again.
      > >
      > > Any other ideas?
      > >
      > > --Don
      > >
      > > PS: I'm using kernel 2.6.10 with Ubuntu (standard Hoary install). I
      > > neglected to mention that earlier.
      > >
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      Don Becker
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      "Music is the cup that holds the wine of silence. Sound is that cup,
      but empty. Noise is that cup, but broken." --Robert Fripp
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