HELP!, with Linux and wireless NICs.

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by danskmacabre, Jul 20, 2005.

  1. danskmacabre

    danskmacabre Guest

    So I installed Mandriva (what used to be known as Mandrake) linux recently.
    All went well, apart from it wouldn't pick up my wireless network card properly.

    So I tried to use the windows driver wrapper Ndiswrapper.
    But no dice.

    It's a Belkin Wireless PCI card btw.

    Unfortunately Belkin hasn't written any Linux drivers for this card.
    So I guess it's Either buy a Linux compatible wireless NIC or tweak NDISwrapper to make it work..

    So, any linux experts here or any ppl with experience with Linux and wireless cards?
     
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  2. P07r0457

    P07r0457 New Member

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    Do you know what chipset it has? Such as Prism/Prism2/Atheros?

    I've used madwifi with my atheros cards with much success.
     
  3. danskmacabre

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    I'm afraid not,. I'll have to check when I get home, as I'm at work ATM.
    Or alternatively, I can check on thw belkin site....brb...
     
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    I just looked it up... Prolly a prism2
     
  5. danskmacabre

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    Damn, you beat me to it...:big grin:. yeah it's a Prism2.
     

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