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I am using Ubuntu 8.10 and trying to get it to recognised my inbuilt Belkin wireless card. It uses a broadcom chip and running the So running the lspci -nn ...
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    Belkin Wifi driver for the broadcome chip


    I am using Ubuntu 8.10 and trying to get it to recognised my inbuilt Belkin wireless card. It uses a broadcom chip and running the

    So running the lspci -nn command I come up with the following:

    lspci -nn
    00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: VIA Technologies, Inc. P4X333/P4X400/PT800 AGP Bridge [1106:3168] (rev 82)
    00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237/VX700 PCI Bridge [1106:b198]
    00:05.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ [10ec:8139] (rev 10)
    00:08.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394) [0c00]: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6306 Fire II IEEE 1394 OHCI Link Layer Controller [1106:3044] (rev 80)
    00:0a.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Belkin F5D5005 Gigabit Desktop Network PCI Card [11ab:5005] (rev 12)
    00:0b.0 Multimedia video controller [0400]: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Video Capture [109e:036e] (rev 11)
    00:0b.1 Multimedia controller [0480]: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Audio Capture [109e:0878] (rev 11)
    00:0f.0 IDE interface [0101]: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE [1106:0571] (rev 06)
    00:10.0 USB Controller [0c03]: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller [1106:3038] (rev 81)
    00:10.1 USB Controller [0c03]: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller [1106:3038] (rev 81)
    00:10.2 USB Controller [0c03]: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller [1106:3038] (rev 81)
    00:10.3 USB Controller [0c03]: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller [1106:3038] (rev 81)
    00:10.4 USB Controller [0c03]: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB 2.0 [1106:3104] (rev 86)
    00:11.0 ISA bridge [0601]: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237 ISA bridge [KT600/K8T800/K8T890 South] [1106:3227]
    00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller [0401]: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233/A/8235/8237 AC97 Audio Controller [1106:3059] (rev 60)
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 SE] [1002:5964] (rev 01)

    I do have the original installation disk with drievrs on and it was it has the linux driver but have no idea how to get it from Disk into the PC and appropaitely loaded!

    Thanks

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    According to this: Tech Goes Boom: Belkin F5D5005 on Ubuntu

    Ubuntu has the drivers installed and you just need to load them:

    Code:
    sudo modrobe sk98lin
    To have it load at boot, you need to add a line to /etc/modules (I believe that is correct for Ubuntu, don't use it myself.)

    Code:
    sudo gedit /etc/modules
    And add sk98lin to it.

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    Umm... that's not a wireless card. It's a wired LAN card.

    I don't actually see any wireless card. Maybe it is an internal USB card. Post the output of this command.
    Code:
    lsusb
    It is difficult to help without the needed info. Read the post linked to below, and post the info that it tells how to find.

    Wireless Setup - Start Here
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    thanks

    Tried sudo modrobe sk98lin and it asks for a password which I gave then it says:

    sudo: modrobe: command not found.


    I ran the lsusb command and got his!

    Bus 005 Device 002: ID 10df:0500 In-Win Development, Inc.
    Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 002 Device 002: ID 1241:1166 Belkin MI-2150 Trust Mouse
    Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

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    Whoops, typo, my bad, it's modprobe

    But as Waterhead mentioned, the Belkin you have is not a wireless card.

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    Umm same am afraid:

    Typed in:

    sdo modprobe sk981in (also tried sk98lin) and same response...

    FATAL: module sk98lin not found

    Did I get it right?

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    Sorry I did type sudo and not sdo!

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    That isn't the right module! We made a mistake.

    I don't see any device that even resembles a wireless. Is it possible that you are mistaken, and there is not a wireless in this computer?

    Also, please post all of the info that I requested earlier. The info that this link talks about.

    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/wir...tart-here.html
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    Not making any progress with finding a way of installing & launching my wireless card

    WOuld appreciate any further assistance anyone can give me in installing my belkin broadcom internal wireless card. I am using Ubuntu 8.10

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    The problem is that nothing in the output you've shown us indicated that you have a wireless card. The only belkin card showing is a wired card. Once again, are you positive you have a wireless card? Also, you need to post all the info that was requested, as Waterhead mentioned.

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