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Re: [linuxham] Re: Autodetect and load Netgear WG511v2 wireless adapter

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  • Ed
    ... Which chipset number ? There are drivers out there based on the chipset number. From a terminal what does lspci tell you ? is your card listed ?
    Message 1 of 4 , May 3, 2009
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      Bruce Sawtelle wrote:
      > Hi Ed!
      >
      > Yep, I tried that. Since there is no direct driver in the network wizard (I tried the autoprobe across the whole list without success ...sigh!!), tried the ndiswrapper approach based on other puppy linux emails that gave directions in the use of ndiswrapper.
      >
      > The card has the Marvell chipset. and the closest I get is "wg511v2...invalid driver" with ndiswrapper. I had the .sys, .inf, .cat, and xp.sys files on the thumbdrive and selected them from there.


      Which chipset number ? There are drivers out there based on the chipset
      number. From a terminal what does lspci tell you ? is your card listed
      ? Ndiswrapper uses the .inf which is the actual driver.





      > I'm not getting the Netgear PCMCIA card's LED to light like I did with the Linksys card. Don't know if there's a "cardbus init" type command in Linux or not.

      You won't, until the correct driver is loaded.



      > Thanks from the "other" W3Nx call in the group with ties to Erie Penna :-)
      >
      > Bruce - W3NJ


      Ed W3NR
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