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Re: [SLE] WIRELESS CARD SET UP
  • From: Maura Edeweiss Monville <memonvil@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2006 03:56:47 -0500 (CDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.GSO.4.58.0604120354460.18263@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
What is a wpa and a wep ? Sorry for my ignorance ...
I do not run ftp or ssh servers. I do not know if I've answered your
question.

Thank you,
Maura

On Tue, 11 Apr 2006, Joseph Loo wrote:

> Maura Edeweiss Monville wrote:
> > It looks like the card came with own module "ipw2200" which is in the
> > /lib/modules/. In fact I get the following:
> >
> > mauede@linux:~> lsmod
> > ipw2200 142088 0
> >
> > This module is known to YAST as well.
> > We get an IP address but still we cannot connect:
> >
> >
> > mauede@linux:~> /sbin/ifconfig
> > eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:12:F0:8D:40:71
> > inet addr:10.225.95.44 Bcast:10.225.95.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
> > inet6 addr: fe80::212:f0ff:fe8d:4071/64 Scope:Link
> > UP BROADCAST NOTRAILERS RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
> > RX packets:14263 errors:0 dropped:7 overruns:0 frame:0
> > TX packets:28 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> > collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
> > RX bytes:1262375 (1.2 Mb) TX bytes:4399 (4.2 Kb)
> > Interrupt:201 Base address:0xe000 Memory:80000000-80000fff
> >
> > Can someone help?
> > Thanks,
> > Maura
> >
> > On Tue, 11 Apr 2006, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> >
> >
> >> On Tuesday 11 April 2006 4:38 pm, Maura Edeweiss Monville wrote:
> >>
> >>> My laptop has got the following wire and wireless cards:
> >>>
> >>> CLEVO/KAPOK RTL-8169 Gigabit Ethernet
> >>> Configured with DHCP.
> >>> Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG MiniPCI Adapter
> >>> Configured with DHCP.
> >>>
> >>> We could successfully connect to the wire network although we were not
> >>> successful with the wireless connection here at FNAL.
> >>> Since all laptops running Windows can easily use the wireless network in
> >>> here, we are wondering whether we are missing some parameters setup in
> >>> the card configuration procedure.
> >>> Please, can someone help with that ?
> >>>
> >> Some of the wireless cards do not have native Linux drivers. In most cases
> >> you can use the Linux ndiswrapper and the Windows drivers.
> >> There are some good instructions on how to do it. I had to do this with my
> >> new laptop. Here is a short description.
> >> http://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Ndiswrapper
> >>
> >> Note that for some reason, on my 64-bit system ndiswrapper.ko was not set up
> >> in /lib/modules/..., but I have a few suggested solutions that should work
> >> on my system since I do have the Windows drivers.
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Jerry Feldman <gaf@xxxxxxx>
> >> Boston Linux and Unix user group
> >> http://www.blu.org PGP key id:C5061EA9
> >> PGP Key fingerprint:053C 73EC 3AC1 5C44 3E14 9245 FB00 3ED5 C506 1EA9
> >>
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> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> Do you have wpa or wep active. If so, you will need to put in the
> appropriate information, the keys for their respective item. Otherwise
> it will never connect. I have the same problem when I run windows.
>
> --
> Joseph Loo
> jloo@xxxxxxx
>
>
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