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Author Topic: support for my dell wlan 1350 pc card???  (Read 9157 times)
firedudechad
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« on: May 08, 2007, 03:31:30 pm »

how do i get support for my dell wlan 1350 pc card???


i think this is a pcmica card... am i right
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Chad C
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« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2007, 03:40:01 pm »

Open a terminal and logon as root with the su command, then type in this command:

Code:
lspci

Post the output here.
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firedudechad
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« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2007, 03:57:52 pm »

00:00.0 Host bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 650/M650 Host (rev 80)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] Virtual PCI-to-PCI bridge (AGP)
00:02.0 ISA bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS962 [MuTIOL Media IO] (rev 25)
00:02.1 SMBus: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS961/2 SMBus Controller
00:02.5 IDE interface: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 5513 [IDE]
00:02.6 Modem: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] AC'97 Modem Controller (rev a0)
00:02.7 Multimedia audio controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] AC'97 Sound Controller (rev a0)
00:03.0 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.1 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.2 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 2.0 Controller
00:04.0 Ethernet controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS900 PCI Fast Ethernet (rev 91)
00:0a.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1510 PC card Cardbus Controller
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 65x/M650/740 PCI/AGP VGA Display Adapter
02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 03)
vector:/~
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« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2007, 07:29:25 pm »

I had to read all of your posts to see which version
of Vector Linux you are using. I did not find that
information.

I do not know if the version you have has Ndiswrapper
or not. You could try "locate Ndiswrapper" to see if it
is installed. The first link is to Ndiswrapper with the
installation page being first and the driver being No 7
on the second link.

http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/joomla/index.php?/component/option,com_openwiki/Itemid,33/id,installation/


http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/joomla/index.php?/component/option,com_openwiki/Itemid,33/id,list_b/

HTH

Bigpaws
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firedudechad
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« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2007, 03:13:18 pm »

awsome. there is just one thing. i am crazy about windows so i know alot about it but when i started linix i never figured out how to install things. so how do i install it. i have soho 5.8. dont know if i have the program becuse as of right now for me to get on to the internet i need to run windows

thank you very much
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firedudechad
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« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2007, 03:39:01 pm »

I had to read all of your posts to see which version
of Vector Linux you are using. I did not find that
information.

I do not know if the version you have has Ndiswrapper
or not. You could try "locate Ndiswrapper" to see if it
is installed. The first link is to Ndiswrapper with the
installation page being first and the driver being No 7
on the second link.

http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/joomla/index.php?/component/option,com_openwiki/Itemid,33/id,installation/


http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/joomla/index.php?/component/option,com_openwiki/Itemid,33/id,list_b/

HTH

Bigpaws
no 7 on the scond link does not work
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Chad C
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« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2007, 04:16:12 pm »

Please more information other than it does not work.

Did you follow the note at the bottom of that?

Bigpaws
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firedudechad
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« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2007, 04:48:13 pm »

the download link does not work
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Chad C
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« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2007, 04:59:25 pm »

Ok here is the link to Dell for the drivers,
after the download install as per the instructions.

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&releaseid=R83097&formatcnt=1&libid=0&fileid=109197

HTH

Bigpaws
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uelsk8s
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« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2007, 05:00:25 pm »

did you try typing "ndiswrapper -l" in a root terminal first?
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firedudechad
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« Reply #10 on: May 10, 2007, 05:01:05 pm »

no i will try it
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Chad C
firedudechad
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« Reply #11 on: May 11, 2007, 06:18:48 pm »

so i got it to work. however when i rebooted my computer it would not work what do i do?
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« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2007, 03:13:05 pm »

You can add all the commands you did to make it work at the end of /etc/rc.d/rc.local
Just open the file as root with your fav text edit app and add the commands at the end.
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