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Re: FC4 And Dlink DWL-G630 WiFi card, Crashes the kernel....GRRRRRRRR



On 5/18/06, Tomas Larsson <tomas tlec se> wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com
> [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Tomas Larsson
> Sent: Friday, May 19, 2006 12:25 AM
> To: 'For users of Fedora Core releases'
> Subject: RE: FC4 And Dlink DWL-G630 WiFi card
>
>
>
> With best regards
>
> Tomas Larsson
> Sweden
>
> Verus Amicus Est Tamquam Alter Idem
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com
> > [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Tomas Larsson
> > Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 11:53 PM
> > To: 'For users of Fedora Core releases'
> > Subject: RE: FC4 And Dlink DWL-G630 WiFi card
> >
> > > To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> > > Subject: Re: FC4 And Dlink DWL-G630 WiFi card
> > >
> > > On 5/18/06, Tomas Larsson <tomas tlec se> wrote:
> > > > Think I found it.
> > > >
> > > > It seems that there is a native linux-driver avaible for
> > > this card As
> > > > far  as I can tell it is rev E1 card. According to
> > > MadWiFi's homepage
> > > > it is using a RaLink chipset.
> > > > Which seems to be confirmed by the output from lspci.
> > > >
> > > > Now I have downloaded the tar-file (RT61) from RaLinks
> > > homepage, but
> > > > obviously it is source code.
> > > >
> > > > My question is then, is there anything more to be done,
> > apart from
> > > > compiling the driver, do I need to re-configure the
> > kernel or do I
> > > > need to recompile it. It is a standard stock FC4 DVD-install.
> > > > I guess I need to do a yum update first.
> > > > Any recommendations for installing the TAR-file, compiling and
> > > > installing the driver would help much.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > With best regards
> > > >
> > > > Tomas Larsson
> > > > Sweden
> > > >
> > > > Verus Amicus Est Tamquam Alter Idem
> > > >
> >
> > Now, the driver is compiled, but I'm supposed to edit
> > /etc/modules.conf
> >
> > Obviously it has a different name and location in FC, but which and
> > where
> >
> In the readme, it says that the config-file (a text-file)
> should mbe in bin-format, what is that?
>


Any ideas anyone??

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I am not in front of my FC box right now.  Look at man modprobe .


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