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Re: WIRELESS CARD SET UP
  • From: "Chuck Davis" <cjgunzel@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 14:12:19 -0700
  • Message-id: <883e44790604111412p7dd74dcamdd17f8df4ba4e90@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Linux drivers for Intel wireless can be found on their web site.

Chuck

On 4/11/06, Maura Edeweiss Monville <memonvil@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Where can I get the ndiswrapper from ?
> Thank you,
> 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.
> >
> >
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> > Jerry Feldman <gaf@xxxxxxx>
> > Boston Linux and Unix user group
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