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i need help to enable my wifi connexion, i have a Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection (rev 02) and i run a FC6 i386, can somebody show me the ...
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    wifi in a Thinkpad x60s Fc6


    i need help to enable my wifi connexion,
    i have a Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection (rev 02) and i run a FC6 i386, can somebody show me the way to install the driver and set up my wifi internet connexion? i am a newby in Linux
    Thanks for your replies

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    im trying with ndiswrapper and im following the tips at this page *ttp://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/mediawiki/index.php/Installation
    my thinkpad use 'w29n51" as driver

    [root@localhost ~]# ndiswrapper -l
    installed drivers:
    w29n51 driver installed (alternate driver: ipw2200)
    w39n51 invalid driver!
    [root@localhost ~]#

    when i test the driver with dmesg


    ndiswrapper: no version for "struct_module" found: kernel tainted.
    ndiswrapper version 1.27 loaded (preempt=no,smp=yes)
    ndiswrapper (load_wrap_driver:11: loadndiswrapper failed (65280); check system log for messages from 'loadndisdriver'

    and with iwconfig anything is found

    [root@localhost ~]# iwconfig
    lo no wireless extensions.

    peth0 no wireless extensions.

    sit0 no wireless extensions.

    vif0.0 no wireless extensions.

    eth0 no wireless extensions.

    vif0.1 no wireless extensions.

    veth1 no wireless extensions.

    vif0.2 no wireless extensions.

    veth2 no wireless extensions.

    vif0.3 no wireless extensions.

    veth3 no wireless extensions.

    xenbr0 no wireless extensions.

    thanks for your replies

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    now i installed the 'w39n51' and the hardware is present
    [root@localhost ~]# ndiswrapper -l
    installed drivers:
    w39n51 driver installed, hardware (8086:4227) present
    [root@localhost ~]#
    but i always have the same error

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