Wireless connection on a linux server

Brian Olesen brian at blindkom.dk
Tue Jan 24 08:00:50 UTC 2006

Hi Joseph,
Thanks a bunch. It's not that I understand everything on that side, but until now it sounds pretty right.

Best regards
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "T. Joseph CARTER" <knghtbrd at bluecherry.net>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 4:05 AM
Subject: Re: Wireless connection on a linux server

>I believe your card may require setting up ndis-wrappers.  I do not know
> how to do this, but google suggests this link may be a beginning:
>  http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?p=141432
> Having a clue how to do it isn't as important sometimes as knowing what to
> ask google.  *grin*
> On Mon, Jan 23, 2006 at 09:34:09PM +0100, Brian Olesen wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I want to go wireless with my Intel based Fedora server.
>> Yesterday I did a: Yum update
>> Then it downloaded something about a hundred Megs of packages.
>> I've read somewhere that wireless utilities should be included, and after this update I installed my card.
>> Then I tried iwconfig, and got the error message no wireless extensions.
>> Today I did a modprobe prism54 to see if that would help, but it didn't.
>> What can I do to get a wireless connection up and running. My card is a Broadcom 802.11G based MSI card.
>> Please don't answer, if you don't have a klue of what to do.
>> Thanks in advance.
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