[xubuntu-users] How to run DWL-510 Wlandevice

hannah at hannah-and-friends.de hannah at hannah-and-friends.de
Wed May 21 10:58:14 BST 2008


since monday I try to configure an DWL-510 to make it run. What I've done 
until no:

1. Installed "ndiswrapper" - packet from xubuntu-CD.

2. Installed driver from DLink-CD
    The command <iwconfig> shows this:

    loop back ok.

    wlan0               IEEE802.11b ESSID:off/any Nickname "HAF01"
                Mode: Auto Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: 
                Bit Rate: 11 Mb/s Tx Power: 20 dBm Sensitivity=0/3
                RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
                Link Quality=0
                Signal level=0
                Noise level=0
                Rx invalid nwid:0
                Rx invalid crypt:0
                Rx invalid frag:0

The device is also present in: applications>system>network and can be 
The changes takes no effect to the displayed result of iwconfig.

This morning I tried to change the parameters by <sudo iwconfig wlan0 ...>
Some changes become true, other changes false.

My wlan is running good, connects 3 Windows-Computers and give all of them 
to the internet. See the configuration settings below:

AP-Name: "HAF01" -
Mode: "Managed"
Encrypt: "Yes" - 128 bit / WEP
Key01: "ascii" - (...........)

The device may be not correctly embedded to the system. So I can not 
it, to bind pppoe for an internet-connection.

I'm a greenhorn in xubuntu and installed it becauseII I have to execute a 
training about it for
some people in my organisation.


hannah josephine dippe

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