Thanks for the info – now I can get wireless usb on mepis It should install the driver now and show the device as ready. Boot ubuntu After ubuntu boots, put the install CD in the drive. For more info on specific chipset development, and which drivers are available for which cards yes, there are more drivers available for some cards , checkout Jean Tourrilhes page. Device ID included in rtsta vendor driver at kernel 2.

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Linux wireless LAN support; chipset

Vendor driver included in the staging tree as of Linux kernel 2. I feal so nooby. Visit the following links: Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

Might look at the two links in the following posts. His page contains some outlines about the driver development, history, versions and maintainers.

This makes installation a snap. All times are GMT How about a wireless interface that will work with my dell cpi-a out of the box?


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They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. These must be installed in the proper order, so here’s what to do: Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

Driver available from manufacturer: This list is a work in progress, it should give you an indication of what is supported, it is by no means guaranteed that it should work for you! What you need to do next: Page History Login to edit. Find More Posts by lindberg. Should be in kernel since 2. I currently have a D-Link adapter and I’m totally lost on setting it up but I will buy one that works if I can get a good recomendation or a network card would be fine too so long as it fit in my Dell Lattitude Cpi-a.

Click on the item to add new. Las Vegas, NV Distribution: This is an old laptop that has never been able to connect to the internet with linux and cannot even install most distros. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.


Find More Posts by Brian1. Just curiuos as to what module it uses. RHEL 5 with Pieces of this and that. Device ID is awllc3026 currently claimed by the in-kernel rtsta or rtusb drivers.

It works with Puppy Linux out of the box. Driver included in mainline kernel since 2. No such file or directory. Supported by rtsta staging driver as of Linux 2. For example, if one was looking for a PCI device: Thanks for you help. What you have done so far is 2-fold: Firmware from userspace required kernels as of 2. Join Date Aug Beans