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Re: [SLE] WIRELESS CARD SET UP
  • From: Maura Edeweiss Monville <memonvil@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 16:01:34 -0500 (CDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.GSO.4.58.0604111600490.4277@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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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