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Re: FC5 issue with ndiswrapper



Am Donnerstag, den 23.03.2006, 06:22 -0500 schrieb Gary Cobb:
> Jeff Vian wrote: 
> > On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 08:41 -0500, gecobb maine rr com wrote:
> >   
> > > Hello Everyone,
> > > 
> > > I just loaded FC5 and then configured my NetGear WG511T with 
> > > ndiswrapper as is my usual process.  This worked on FC4 and FC5-T3 but 
> > > the system-config-network app can't "see" wlan0 with the latest 
> > > distro.  Additionally the ndiswrapper.ko module isn't getting loaded at 
> > > boot time.  I have it working through a script in rc5.d so I don't 
> > > think it is a physical issue -- does anyone have any suggestions?
> > > 
> > > Also, is there a reason that the kernel-devel RPM isn't on the distro?  
> > > Having to go find that made the install experience a little less than 
> > > optimal for me.
> > > 
> > >     
> > The kernel-devel rpm is on the distro.  All I had to do was select the
> > development packages and it installed it for me.
> > 
> >      kernel-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5.x86_64.rpm
> >      kernel-devel-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5.x86_64.rpm
> > are both on the install DVD.
> > 
> >   
> > > Thanks
> > > -gc
> > > 
> > >     
> > 
> >   
> I installed from CD with the development packages selected, and
> additionally did a custom install and looked through every optional
> RPM and it wasn't there.  After the install finished I ran a find
> command on all 5 CDs looking for "*kernel*" and it was no where to be
> found.
> 
> -- 
i just installed ndiswrapper now. i had to add alias wlan0 ndiswrapper
to /etc/modprobe.conf - even then, it won't get loaded. go then into
system-config-network. you will see ndiswrapper-hardware there. install
a new wireless-nic with wlan0 - then it will work.

HTH
Roger


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