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I am running Debian Etch however whilst my cable internet has been identified it hasn't identified my wireless card. Anyone have a clue? Here is the output of ifconfig: chadders@laptop:~$ ...
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    Wireless card is not detected.


    I am running Debian Etch however whilst my cable internet has been identified it hasn't identified my wireless card.

    Anyone have a clue? Here is the output of ifconfig:

    chadders@laptop:~$ su -
    Password:
    laptop:~# ifconfig
    Code:
    eth0      Link encap:UNSPEC  HWaddr 00-E0-18-00-03-77-B5-7B-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00  
              UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
              RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
              TX packets:0 errors:52 dropped:52 overruns:0 carrier:0
              collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
              RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
    
    eth1      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:18:F3:E4:7F:41  
              inet addr:192.168.1.100  Bcast:192.168.1.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
              inet6 addr: fe80::218:f3ff:fee4:7f41/64 Scope:Link
              UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
              RX packets:25756 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
              TX packets:15827 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
              collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
              RX bytes:35366642 (33.7 MiB)  TX bytes:1792442 (1.7 MiB)
              Interrupt:169 Base address:0x6000 
    
    lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
              inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
              inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
              UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
              RX packets:10 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
              TX packets:10 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
              collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
              RX bytes:660 (660.0 b)  TX bytes:660 (660.0 b)
    
    laptop:~#
    P.S. My wireless device I am assuming is eth0.
    That's my two pence worth.

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    could you post the wireless details from the result of
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    lspci
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    Code:
    chadders@laptop:~$ lspci
    00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
    00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS/940GML and 945GT Express PCI Express Root Port (rev 03)
    00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
    00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
    00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02)
    00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 3 (rev 02)
    00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #1 (rev 02)
    00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #2 (rev 02)
    00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #3 (rev 02)
    00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #4 (rev 02)
    00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02)
    00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e2)
    00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 02)
    00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) Serial ATA Storage Controller IDE (rev 02)
    00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 02)
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc M66-P ATI Mobility Radeon X1700
    02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 01)
    03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection (rev 02)
    06:01.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd Unknown device 0832
    06:01.1 Generic system peripheral [0805]: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter (rev 19)
    06:01.2 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd Unknown device 0843 (rev 01)
    06:01.3 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter (rev 0a)
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    Code:
    Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection (rev 02)
    is all we needed
    Intel do have a driver download here instructions for installing and using this are included in the tarball
    good luck and have fun
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    Quote Originally Posted by towy71 View Post
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    Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection (rev 02)
    is all we needed
    Intel do have a driver download here instructions for installing and using this are included in the tarball
    good luck and have fun
    Thank you
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