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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: Ubuntu Dapper Wifi support for Dell Latitude D620

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  • David Rumptz
    John: Thnaks I was thinking I neede to do something else to comiple correctly. I tried compiling th3 2.6 kernel on Debian Sarge but there are unmet dependicies
    Message 1 of 10 , Aug 8, 2006
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      John:

      Thnaks I was thinking I neede to do something else to
      comiple correctly. I tried compiling th3 2.6 kernel on
      Debian Sarge but there are unmet dependicies
      (circular) so it never worked.

      David

      --- John DeCarlo <johndecarlo@...> wrote:

      > On 8/7/06, jos.de.ruyck@... <
      > jos.de.ruyck@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > I installed the ndiswrapper. Because I'm not
      > that familiar with
      > > compiling source-code, I choose the ndiswrapper
      > build-in in Ubuntu
      > > Dapper-Drake. I hope this version is the most
      > recent : Ver. 1.8-0ubuntu2.
      > >
      > > From there on, with the drivers dowloaded as
      > listed on
      >
      http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/mediawiki/index.php/List,
      > > it was no problem to install the driver. When I
      > check the installation with
      > > the command :
      > >
      > > sudo ndiswrapper -l
      > >
      > > it reports :
      > >
      > > "driver present, hardware present"
      > >
      > > So far, so good (I guess). But at the next step to
      > load the ndiswrapper
      > > module, I get an error :
      > >
      > > sudo modprobe ndwiswrapper
      > >
      > > the machine reports : cannot find file
      > 'ndiswrapper.ko' in
      > >
      >
      /lib/modules/2.6.15-26-386/kernel/drivers.net/ndiswrapper
      > (or something
      > > like that ...)
      > >
      > > If I verify that, I can find the file
      > 'ndiswrapper.ko' in the original
      > > kernel folder 2.6.15-23-386. So I booted into the
      > old kernel, and I didn't
      > > receive the error. However, even if I boot in this
      > older Kernel, my Wifi
      > > card doesn't come up ...
      > >
      >
      >
      > The first thing to do is install
      > "linux-headers-2.6.15-26" via Synaptic or
      > apt-get. This will give you the modules you need
      > for the current kernel.
      >
      > Then you should be able to modprobe with the newer
      > kernel booted.
      >
      >
      >
      > --
      > John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own
      >


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    • jos.de.ruyck@bs.konicaminolta.be
      It took some time to get compiled the ndiswrapper correctly. But now it works fine ! Greetz, De Ruyck Jos Field Technical Specialist Service Department Konica
      Message 2 of 10 , Aug 13, 2006
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        It took some time to get compiled the ndiswrapper correctly. But now it works fine !
         
        Greetz,

        De Ruyck Jos
        Field Technical Specialist
        Service Department

        Konica Minolta Business solutions Belgium
        Exelsiorlaan 10-12
        B-1930 Brussel
        Tel: +32 (0) 2 717 08 00
        fax: +32 (0) 2 717 09 00
        Fax2mail : +32 (0) 71 83 52 35

        mailto : jos.de.ruyck@...
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        From: uteck <theuteck@...>
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        Date: 08/07/2006 15:00
        Subject: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: Ubuntu Dapper Wifi support for Dell Latitude D620


        I am not that experienced with ndiswrapper, I usually spent the time
        compiling the Linux driver, but that is now in the kernel. The Intel
        chipset only needs the firmware from http://ipw2200. sourceforge. net/
        copied to the proper folder to enable the native Linux drive to work.
        It can't be distributed with the rest of Ubuntu due to licensing.
        That is assuming it is the ipw2200, but the D600-610 used that, I
        assume it is the same.

        I no longer have a Dell laptop so I can't help much more, sorry.

        On 8/7/06, jos.de.ruyck@ bs.konicaminolta .be
        < jos.de.ruyck@ bs.konicaminolta .be > wrote:
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Hi,
        >
        > I'm still not out of the problem ...
        >
        > I installed the ndiswrapper. Because I'm not that familiar with compiling
        > source-code, I choose the ndiswrapper build-in in Ubuntu Dapper-Drake. I
        > hope this version is the most recent : Ver. 1.8-0ubuntu2.
        >
        > From there on, with the drivers dowloaded as listed on
        > http://ndiswrapper. sourceforge. net/mediawiki/ index.php/ List, it was no
        > problem to install the driver. When I check the installation with the
        > command :
        >
        > sudo ndiswrapper -l
        >
        > it reports :
        >
        > "driver present, hardware present"
        >
        > So far, so good (I guess). But at the next step to load the ndiswrapper
        > module, I get an error :
        >
        > sudo modprobe ndwiswrapper
        >
        > the machine reports : cannot find file 'ndiswrapper. ko' in
        > /lib/modules/ 2.6.15-26- 386/kernel/ drivers.net/ ndiswrapper (or something like
        > that ...)
        >
        > If I verify that, I can find the file 'ndiswrapper. ko' in the original
        > kernel folder 2.6.15-23-386. So I booted into the old kernel, and I didn't
        > receive the error. However, even if I boot in this older Kernel, my Wifi
        > card doesn't come up ...
        >
        > Proberly, I still have to configuere something. But "WHAT" ?
        >
        >
        >
        > Sincerly yours,
        >
        > De Ruyck Jos
        > Field Technical Specialist
        > Service Department
        >
        > Konica Minolta Business solutions Belgium
        > Exelsiorlaan 10-12
        > B-1930 Brussel
        > Tel: +32 (0) 2 717 08 00
        > fax: +32 (0) 2 717 09 00
        > Fax2mail : +32 (0) 71 83 52 35
        >
        > mailto : jos.de.ruyck@ bs.konicaminolta .be
        > http://www.konicami nolta.be
        >
        >
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        >
        >
        > To: linux-dell-laptops@ yahoogroups. com
        > From: uteck < theuteck@gmail. com >
        > Sent by: linux-dell-laptops@ yahoogroups. com
        > Date: 07/30/2006 21:32
        > Subject: [linux-dell- laptops] Re: Ubuntu Dapper Wifi support for Dell
        > Latitude D620
        >
        >
        >
        > Welcome to the world of Linux. Some manufactures do not support the
        > open source world well, but Linux as adjusted to this with wonderful
        > programs like ndiswrapper. This program uses the windows drivers to
        > operate the hardware. Someone wrote up instructions for installing
        > this driver on Ubuntu 6.06 here;
        > http://striz. org/linux/ laptop-wifi- install.txt
        >
        > There are other howto's for installing ndiswrapper, but this is the
        > first one that google listed. Google is very good at finding solution
        > like this. I just searched for "Wireless 1390 WLAN linux" and got
        > lots of results. You can find many answers to most questions this
        > way, and most of the time the answers work.
        >
        > I hope that helps, and don't be afraid to ask here again, I just
        > included the search tips since that is usually faster.
        >
        > On 7/30/06, Jos De Ruyck < jos.de.ruyck@ bs.konicaminolta .be > wrote:
        > > Hi,
        > >
        > > I'm looking for a suitable driver to get working my Wifi on my Dell
        > > Latitude D620.
        > >
        > > It's a "Wireless 1390 WLAN mini-adaptor" .
        > >
        > > And ... Because I'm not yet that familiar with Linux, how do I install
        > > that kind of things...
        > >
        > > Greetz,
        > >
        > > Jos
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
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