Linksys WMP54G Wireles Adaptor Wont Work; Or I Don't Know How To

NoOp glgxg at
Tue Feb 5 00:53:32 UTC 2008

On 02/02/2008 08:36 PM, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:

> lspci shows "NETWORK CONTROLLER: RaLink RT2561/RT61
> 802.11g PCI. I did a modprobe rt61pci and lspci shows
> it to be installed.  I haven't pulled the card yet and
> will wait on clarification first.  But on a restart
> dmesg|tail only had bluetooth entries.  Dmesg|less had
> some interesting items:
> iwiwifi_rc80211_simple:unknown symbol
> iwlwifi__sta_info_put(all one line)
> There were 2 other similar entries with only the last
> 2 words different.  The ending on one was sta_info_get
> and ieee80211_rate_control_register. All hand
> transcribed so didn't copy those.Then the last 2 dmesg
> entries were:
> ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth0: link not ready
> ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link not ready
> No other dmesg related entries.  Hope it help as I
> don't know what they mean or what to do about them.
> Thanks for the help,


Seems like a lot of work. I'd try ndiswrapper first. Before doing so,
I'd make sure that you have the latest drivers for your version:


In case that link doesn't work - it & WMP54G Downloads

These might help... or confuse the issue more:

Good luck & hope you get it working.

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