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warpman

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Help installing wireless cards
« on: July 08, 2013, 09:26:01 pm »
I have downloaded and install VL7.0 light on an old Sony Vaio laptop but I haven't been able to get my 2 wireless cards working. I have an Airlink AWLC5025 and a USB Linksys WUSB54GC which I have not been able to get them to work. Questiosn...

1. How do I install the drivers?

2. How do I configure my wireless connections? Are there any step by step instructions?

Any information would be appreciated.

bigpaws

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Re: Help installing wireless cards
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2013, 04:44:02 am »
What is the version numbers of the wireless cards?

You may have better luck with VL 7.0STD.

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Re: Help installing wireless cards
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2013, 07:59:40 am »
In a terminal, as user root, enter command "iwconfig".
Post the output here.

warpman

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Re: Help installing wireless cards
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2013, 03:12:20 pm »
Well, this is going to have to wait. I think the HD just went bad. The laptop starts but nothing comes on the screen. I know the screen is good because the laptop sometimes works. Let me get this fix first and I will work on the wireless issue after I'm done with it.