For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Netgear MA card not working with Linux. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. With this sort of architecture, if the wireless network gets hijacked, your office systems should remain relatively safe. All times are GMT Here is a simple error message in which part of the driver initialization process failed:.

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Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. In addition to using the regular ifconfig command to check the status of your NIC, you can use the iwconfig command to view the state of mq311 wireless network, just don’t specify any parameters.

If you upgrade your kernel, ndiswrapper can stop working. With Debian based distributions, like Ubuntu, ndiswrapper can be installed using the apt-get command. Wireless networks using the I have it pinux with only a few issues. There is a commercial competitor to ndiswrapper called DriverLoader created by the Linuxant corporation which you may also want to consider.

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They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

Changed in linux Ubuntu: Look carefully for any signs that the card is interfering with existing card IRQs. This will be covered next. If there is a conflict, there will usually be a warning or “IRQ also used by Comment on this change optional.

MA311 – 11 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter

View LQ Wiki Contributions. If you choose to download the purpose built kernel then do so. WEP supported, bit key [ I have this problem too.

Thanks again for the response. Some types of network architectures make the wireless router only have access to the Ma131, and no where else, via its own dedicated DSL line. This guarantees that the module will be compatible with your new kernel.

So I found a site and downloaded a tgz of all the iw commands.

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This bug affects 1 person. You will need to run these iwconfig commands each time you use the ifup command, however; forgetting to do so can be problematic. linyx

Disconnected [ Netgear MA card not working with Linux. Launchpad Janitor janitor wrote on I was hesitant to do this since Linu wasn’t sure which files were which You have reached this step because you have decided to recompile your kernel. Under the main driver directory there will usually be subdirectories with drivers matching various versions of Windows.


Visit the following links: The most commonly used command in Wireless Tools is iwconfig, which you can use to configure most of the wireless parameters, including the SSID and the wireless mode. With this sort of architecture, if the wireless network gets hijacked, your office systems should remain ma11 safe.

Linksys WPC11 PCMCIA and Netgear MA311 PCI wireless cards under Debian GNU/Linux

This was fixed by using the ndiswrapper technique explained in this chapter. View LQ Wiki Contributions. Before configuring your WLAN software, you should ensure that the wireless NIC card doesn’t have an interrupt that clashes with another device ,a311 your computer.