ndiswrapper -i <driver> error
yogich at sc2000.net
Thu Mar 16 21:38:20 UTC 2006
On Thursday 16 March 2006 08:52, Francesco Bolzoni wrote:
> Il giorno 16/03/06 verso le 8.34 (più o meno), C Hamel scrisse:
> >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.
> I use ndiswrapper, but with ubuntu 5.10 i had some trouble...
> Sometimes I need to load module "by hand" (sudo modprobe ndiswrapper) and
> other times i don't need it. For installing driver i suggest to do it with
> sduo (sudo ndiswrapper -I driver.inf).
> Maybe you forgot it.
> If you have that bad problems, it may be
> a bug in the software
> a bug in OS
> or the issue is located between keyboard and chair.
Nope... didn't forget. I can go to VT or do the 'sudo'. I did that by design
because I leave a VT open w/MC just in case I need to do some major
moving/editing or back up the whole deal.
At any rate, I seem to have the driver in place but there is still a prb:
yogi at flight5:~$ sudo ndiswrapper -l
Installed ndis drivers:
bcmwl5 driver present, hardware present
yogi at flight5:~$ ifconfig wlan0 up
wlan0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device
I did a 'lsmod' and ndiswrapper is listed in the mix:
usbcore 129668 6 ndiswrapper,pl2303,usbserial,ehci_hcd,uhci_hcd
/etc/ndiswrapper/bcmwl5 has the following:
yogi at flight5:/etc/ndiswrapper/bcmwl5$ ls
14E4:4320:1799:7000.5.conf 14E4:4320.5.conf bcmwl5.inf bcmwl5.sys
Now, this works on Breezy 5.10 w/o any issues whatsoever. Dapper, on the
other hand, wanted to load the bcm43xx driver automagically and I don't need
or want it. It doesn't work. I have tried iwconfig but that is pretty
useless unless & until one gets the card online. Once the card is online
Breezy takes care of everything w/a 'dhcpcd wlan0' and I'm online at the
downtown office. Dapper is another story.
Guess I need more help. :-)
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