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Re: dlink 520+ wireless card problems
  • From: Andrew Brown <seatrout@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 08:48:48 +0000
  • Message-id: <4da3dd205031100484d7b42ed@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Ah -- moving the firmware to /lib/firmware seems to have helped.
modprobe -v says the driver is loaded, and so does insmod.

Everythig shows up in Yast as it should now -- excep tthe wlan0
interface. I will keep tryng. Thanks for th ehelp so far.



On Fri, 11 Mar 2005 07:46:49 +0100, steve <mail@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Friday 11 March 2005 00:22, Ken Schneider wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-03-10 at 18:09, Ken Schneider wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2005-03-10 at 16:12, Andrew Brown wrote:
> > > > I have run into the sand trying to get a opci
> > > > wireless card to work under suse 9.1. It is a dlink
> > > > 520+, with an acx100 chipset, and correclty
> > > > identified by yast2. Thats to say, when I ask t to
> > > > identify a network card, it does so, correctly. But
> > > > then I would expect there to be an interface, like
> > > > wlan 0 and this just doesn't appear.
> > > >
> > > > Googling around shows lots of struff about
> > > > ndisdrivers; YOU suggests downloading a script to
> > > > dowlnoad the acx100 drivers. I have done this. I have
> > > > run the script. Still no dice. I have tried modprobe
> > > > -v acx100_pci. I get silence.
> >
> > After reading for the third time, if you get silence when
> > loading a module that usually means it was successful.
> > After doing the modprobe do lsmod and see if the module
> > was loaded. If it was try to configure using YaST again.
> >
> Our Dlink card expects the firmware in /lib/firmware. It's a
> 111 but maybe the 100 expects it to be there too.
>
> Maybe worth a try.
> Steve.
>
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