On Sat, Jan 15, 2005 at 08:57:32AM -0700, engage wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-01-15 at 16:13 +0100, Joerg Beyer wrote:
> > Dear Listreader,
> > I could not get the ndiswrapper with the Netgear WG511 - made in china =
> > to run. I compiled and installed the 0.12 version of ndiswrapper, insta=
> > the SMC driver from http://www.smc-europe.com/english/support/driver_ma=
> > as it is described here: http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/phpwiki/ind=
> > ndsiwrapper -l looks like this:
> > Installed ndis drivers:
> > 2802w driver present, hardware present=B7
> > But iwconfig does not find a wireless extension:
> > lo no wireless extensions.
> > eth0 no wireless extensions.
> > (eth0 is the not-wireless network interface).
> > in /var/log/messages I see the pci.agent writing: "no modules for PCI s=
> > 000:02:00.0"=B7
> > whenever I insert the card in the slot.
> > lsmod looks like this:
> > Module Size Used by
> > ndiswrapper 114836 0=B7
> > ds 14276 4=B7
> > 8139cp 16128 0=B7
> > snd_via82xx 23876 0=B7
> > snd_ac97_codec 66436 1 snd_via82xx
> > snd_mpu401_uart 6144 1 snd_via82xx
> > snd_rawmidi 20644 1 snd_mpu401_uart
> > 8139too 20800 0=B7
> > yenta_socket 18560 1=B7
> > pcmcia_core 57220 2 ds,yenta_socket
> > The wg511 pcmcia card has two LEDs, none is blinking, both are dark.
> > Any ideas? TIA
> > Joerg
> Although your lsmod listing doesn't show it, I found that my problem was
> that the kernel loaded the prism54 driver. I did a <modprobe -r prism54>
I removed the prism54 driver from /lib/modules/ and made sure that it
is no longer build with the kernel/modules. I did this after I build the
ndiswrapper and before I rebooted the machine.
> and I renamed the prism54 driver so that the kernel wouldn't load it at
> boot time. After I did the removal of the prism54 driver, I rebuilt and
> re-installed the driver, ndiswrapper -i <inf file>, modprobe
> ndiswrapper. This resulted in wlan0 showing instead of eth0. After
I did this now too and it also resulted in wlan0 showing up.
*** Thanks ***
could anybody tell me, if when ndiswrapper -i <inf file> has to be
> configuring the interface and bringing it up, all was well (don't forget
> to add the interface to your firewall, also). HTH.
I have now the card's led blinking, an the wlan0 interface up. where do
I have to configure WEP: in /etc/network/interfaces (debian) or in
Where do I put the essid and the key?
> engage <engage@...>