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Hello, I have a USB WIFI key plugged to a 3m USB cable extension. The key worked perfectly during the installation of Ubuntu 11.10 64bit but, after reboot it stops ...
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- 10-26-2011 #1
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zd1211-base WIFI USB key with extension cable works ONLY during instal
Hello, I have a USB WIFI key plugged to a 3m USB cable extension. The key worked perfectly during the installation of Ubuntu 11.10 64bit but, after reboot it stops working.
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 1435:0711 Wistron NeWeb UR055G 802.11bg
[62973.868040] usb 1-6: new high speed USB device number 8 using ehci_hcd [62974.116042] usb 1-6: reset high speed USB device number 8 using ehci_hcd ... [62974.250024] ieee80211 phy3: Selected rate control algorithm 'minstrel_ht' [62974.251186] zd1211rw 1-6:1.0: phy3 [62974.356966] usb 1-6: USB control request for firmware upload failed. Error number -71 [62974.356979] usb 1-6: Could not upload firmware code uph. Error number -71
lshw -C network:
*-network DISABLED description: Wireless interface physical id: 1 bus info: usb<at>1:6 logical name: wlan0 serial: 00:10:a7:2e:ce:e9 capabilities: ethernet physical wireless configuration: broadcast=yes driver=zd1211rw driverversion=3.0.0-12-generic firmware=N/A link=no multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bg
[62812.848038] usb 1-10: reset high speed USB device number 7 using ehci_hcd .... [62812.982194] ieee80211 phy2: Selected rate control algorithm 'minstrel_ht' [62812.983523] zd1211rw 1-10:1.0: phy2 [62813.127055] zd1211rw 1-10:1.0: firmware version 4605 [62813.167054] zd1211rw 1-10:1.0: zd1211 chip 1435:0711 v4330 high 00-10-a7 AL2230_RF pa0 g----
*-network description: Wireless interface physical id: 1 bus info: usb<at>1:10 logical name: wlan0 serial: 00:10:a7:2e:ce:e9 capabilities: ethernet physical wireless configuration: broadcast=yes driver=zd1211rw driverversion=3.0.0-12-generic firmware=4605 ip=188.8.131.52 link=yes multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bg
- 10-27-2011 #2
Hello and Welcome.
Have you seen this thread? Maybe it'll give you some ideas to look at. I know it's for Fedora but the concepts are the same.
zd1211b driver will not work with Network Manager [Archive] - FedoraForum.org
- 10-27-2011 #3
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The Live/Install CD/DVD of Ubuntu supports a lot of proprietary WiFi devices, but after installation you need to install the drivers manually. Try connecting to a wired network and going to the System->Administration->Hardware Drivers page to get the driver/firmware you need for your wireless device. FWIW, you may not need the wired connection, but I'm not 100% sure of that...Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!