wifi - working
bilwalsh at swbell.net
Sat Sep 22 22:20:14 UTC 2007
On 09/22/2007 Nils Kassube wrote:
> I have a different wifi card but the same effect. Wifi worked but the
> was off. Somehow I found out that there is a module option needed for
> LED to work. In /etc/modprobe.d/options I have this entry:
> options ipw2200 led=1
> Obviously this line will not work for you because you have another
> but you could try to replace the "ipw2200" with the module name of
Where would I find this "module" thing? I thought maybe the file would
just need something uncommented but......well......sometimes I shouldn't
think. It just bugs the S___ out of me that the lights don't show
anything is happening. I like to see when something is actually doing
I'm not sure just what I did but it is now working. Some of the steps I
went through are:
Tried connecting with knetworkmanager. Just kept hanging during the
Gave up on that and installed ndiswrapper. Never could find any way to
get it running.
Went into System Settings > Network and set up the wifi connection.
Knetworkmanager wouldn't release the card so I rebooted the machine to
Tried to start ndiswrapper. No dice. Uninstalled.
Knetwork manager didn't show the wireless stuff anymore so I installed
Started kwifimanager [ and it does give better wifi tools than
knetworkmanager ] and the connection worked!!!!
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