Actually, I do have the linux-headers package downloaded and installed. I have everything I need w.r.t. the kernel installed.

Anyways, I will try the latest Windows XP driver I downloaded.


On Jan 7, 2009 11:42am, Pavel Roskin <proski@gnu.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-01-06 at 23:31 -0500, John Sasso wrote:
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> If you start with the ndiswrapper page
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> > Anyways, I have a Compaq nc8430 laptop w/ Intel Pro/Wireless 3945ABG
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> > which, according to the version info, correspond to ndiswrapper 1.52.
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> That's not enough information to fix the problem.  I don't think it's a
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> regression in 1.53.  Most likely, you don't have the kernel development
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> > QUESTION:  I went to Intel's website to download the driver for the
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> I believe most drivers for Windows XP are supported.  I think you can
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> Regards,
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> Pavel Roskin
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