ndiswrapper -i <driver> error
yogich at sc2000.net
Thu Mar 16 14:34:17 UTC 2006
On Thursday 16 March 2006 02:18, Tod Merley wrote:
> On 3/15/06, C Hamel <yogich at sc2000.net> wrote:
> > Wireless-tools is installed, ndiswrapper will load as a module but it
> > will not
> > install the necessary driver, seemingly. I used 'ndiswrapper -i
> > <driver>' which I believe is the correct syntax. ...Or is it??
> > Help!! :-)
> > --
> > ...CH
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> Hi CH,
> Some tutorials and info can be found here:
> For some reason most leave out the part where the wrapped driver is
> associated with the hardware (a pci thing usually). This is done by, if
> memory serves, doing an:
> lspci -v
> Note your wireless hardware in the output then do an:
> lspci -n
> Find the entry by comparing the two outputs and note the number of the form
> XXXX:XXXX (see ndiswrapper -h for a bit of reminder). Then do an:
> ndiswrapper -d XXXX:XXXX driver
> Where the XXXX:XXXX are the numbers located above (your devid) and driver
> was described by a previous:
> ndiswrapper -l
> Which found your successfully wrapped driver (be careful of spelling and
> case so do the ndiswrapper -l).
> I hope this helps!
Unfortunately, I forgot to add that I got a 'Device not found' when I
attempted to (1)ifconfig wlan0 up; (2)ifconfig eth0 up; (3)ifconfig wlan0
up ...which I tried *after* sending, as it only occurred to me to try that
after unloading bcm43xx driver which complains about microcode.
In short, I hope this will fix that prb... thanks, much, for the pointers! :-)
I'll give that a shot and stand by for addenda, if any.
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