[ubuntu-uk] Netgear WPN111 on ndiswrapper

Roberto Sarrionandia rbs.tito at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Feb 13 22:16:47 GMT 2007

I couldn't get mine working, I bought a new one.

Andrew Gee wrote:
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> Hi all,
> I've converted my mate to linux when his windows install kept mucking
> up. He's very impressed so far, especially with the installer! But he
> has a problem.
> He owns a WPN111 usb wireless adapter which didn't work "out of the box"
> on ubuntu. It showed up on System -> Admin -> Networking as a Wireless
> adapter. But going into the properties of this wireless adapter, didn't
> show the wireless settings part of the properties that is usually there.
> So the computer had no network connection. So I got him the DVD version
> of ubuntu, which included ndiswrapper. ndiswrapper was installed, the
> driver files were copied to the user folder and they were installed into
> ubuntu with the:
> 	sudo ndiswrapper -i netwpn11.inf
> Then added the ndiswrapper kernel module to run. But running iwconfig
> didn't show any new network adapters. Nothing like ath0 or wlan0.
> "sudo ndiswrapper -l" shows the network adapter as driver present,
> hardware present. But still no new network adapter there. Only lo, eth0,
> and sit0.
> So... I'm stuck :)
> Please help!
> - --
> Andrew Gee
> andrew at webspot.co.uk
> http://www.webspot.co.uk
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