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I am running SuSe 10.1 and have a Linksys WMP11 ver. 2.7 which uses the Broadcom Corporation BCM4301 802.11b (rev 02) chipset. I have loaded the .inf driver with ndiswrapper ...
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- 12-20-2006 #1
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- May 2006
- Milwaukee, WI
Help connecting to network
I am running SuSe 10.1 and have a Linksys WMP11 ver. 2.7 which uses the Broadcom Corporation BCM4301 802.11b (rev 02) chipset. I have loaded the .inf driver with ndiswrapper and after I type modprobe ndiswrapper I can view the iwconfig and ifconfig with wlan0 information.
The KNetworkManager shows up in my taskbar and I can see two networks, mine and my neighbors. I have used YaST to configure the card (DHCP, WEP, checked all my spellings) BUT I am unable to connect to the network. The KNetworkManager gets to 28%, tries to configure the device and thats it.
I have hit a wall and if some one has any suggestions I would greatly appreciate it. Also If any more info is needed let me know. Thanks.
- 12-23-2006 #2
Personally, I have had heaps of trouble configuring wireless cards using the gui interfaces that come with k and gnome. They just aren't there yet.
I would try manually configuring your wep and essid settings by opening a terminal.