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    Smile USB wireless

    Finally i got the USB wireless activated with Ndiswrapper but i still can not get the connection bcos the Access Point address is zero's and the IP address i can get it.

    root@slax:~# ifconfig wlan1
    wlan1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:30:F1:F5:8C:BB
    inet addr: Bcast: Mask:
    inet6 addr: fe80::230:f1ff:fef5:8cbb/64 Scope:Link
    RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
    RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)

    root@slax:~# iwconfig wlan1
    wlan1 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:off/any
    Mode:Managed Frequency:2.462GHz Access Point: 00:00:00:00:00:00
    Bit Rate:2Mb/s Tx-Power:32 dBm
    RTS thr:2347 B Fragment thr:2346 B
    Encryption key:6B75-6E63-69 Security mode:restricted
    Power Management:off
    Link Quality:100 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
    Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
    Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:8823 Missed beacon:0

    I got a usrobotics wireless router usr8054 but still can't get the connection to the internet via USB Wireless lan.

    Please help....

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    Linux Guru antidrugue's Avatar
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    Oct 2005
    Montreal, Canada
    Did you look at this tutorial?

    It tells you how to install ndiswrapper (done in your case), but also how to connect to wireless networks.
    "To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the 'old', you derive security; from the 'new', you gain the flow."

    -Bruce Lee

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