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    wireless network

    i am using sony laptop .modell is PCG-K25. and i want to use wireless internet connection of my university..also i am using mandrake 10.1..iin" configure my computer " i selected new connection wizard and selected wilress connection after that it offered me select the driver manually...which one should i chooose??or anything that i must to do before selecting the appropriate driver..???thanks for reading..

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    Linux Guru AlexK's Avatar
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    Feb 2005
    as root, use the lspci command in the command line to get the device id of the netowrk card. e.g. for me, my network cards are as follows:
    0000:00:04.0 Ethernet controller: nVidia Corporation nForce Ethernet Controller (rev c2)
    0000:01:07.0 Network controller: Texas Instruments ACX 111 54Mbps Wireless Interface
    Now, the pciid for my wireless card is 0000:01:07.0

    Using the pciid of your card, have a look at this post and see where you can get drivers and such:
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