Jump to content
mr_bubbles_rulz

Install wireless network card on Mandriva

Recommended Posts

Guest Irick

i'm having a similar problem, i have the drivers installed, i've set ndiswrapper's alias with -m, i've done everything with ndiswrapper i can, but in the GUI when i try to set up my card, not only does the card only sometimes appear under the network interface setup, i get an error dialog "Unable to find ndiswrapper interface!"

 

also, iwconfig only has lo and eth0 in its output.

and no wired network connection on the machine i'm running Mandriva on.

and apparently no c compiler installed.

...

:wall:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest ounas
from the other site try this

If yours does not list a device present, then you may need to explicitly instruct it to use the driver using this command:

 

ndiswrapper -a devid mrv8335

 

Replace "devid" with the PCI ID or the USB ID of your card, in the form XXXX:XXXX. To get those numbers, run the command lspci -n (for PCI cards)

 

we nee to find the full dev id of your card.

lspic -nn

 

the nn gives the number and name.

 

then type the command replacing the devid...

su

ndiswrapper -a devid mrv8335

modprobe ndiswrapper

iwconfig

 

Thanks it now works, will boot and test again

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest ounas

Yes it work's will keep my older network in box for a while.

Old card was a tp-link, new card d-link dwa-547

 

happy user :D

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

×
×
  • Create New...