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Again the issue was resolved by the morning, so I think it simply needed a restart of the Network Manager to remove the traces of the old network. I’ve only actually got it to connect to an access point with no encryption on it. This can be achieved from within the netwrok tools also; this example is using WEP restricted access. If you try it I recommend turning off encryption on your access point just while you are experimenting and try the effect of adding it in after you have a connection. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

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I believe this is the appropriate forum then for my question. The version number should be on the outside.

My best suggestion is to uninstall the ndiswrapper you have installed and replace it with one from the Fedora repositories. I have gone to the site you’d mentioned http: Hello lovingsanth I’m not sure why you tried to compile the drivers yourself from the ndiswrapper site. Instead of using the ndiswrapper in the repositories I had to download the latest version of ndiswrapper from their home page at SourceForge.


Prologue The presence of auto wlan0 above causes the interface to be started at boot time.

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Hello lovingsanth Try this howto on ndiswrapper in Fedora: For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

Visit the following links: I believe it’s something to do with Fedoras cutting edge NetworkManager program. Install the package ndiswrapper-utils eg using the Synaptic Package Manager. BB code is On.

Now my connection normally starts up fine every time and associates correctly. I should say that I can get it to connect encrypted using Sabayon. Strangely, there is also another WGv2 that does not use the rtl chipset and it will require ndiswrapper, so test for plug and play using iwconfig to determine if you need ndiswrapper.

Place the CD in the drive and install these with ndiswrapper: Linux I own two USB wireless adapters. I can tell you that I have a version 2 which contains the rtl chipset and which I’ve got working with ndiswrapper under fedora 8. Last edited by bbfuller; at Have a good look at the howto and come back with any questions.

The final problem when creating a new connection was that despite entering the correct password, the computer wouldn’t associate to the network and would prompt me for the password again. Firstly, there are two types of Netgear WGv2’s in circulation.


Note the wlan that is reported. Also, when I try installing following the instructions that come in the ndiswrapper file, Download the linuz version of the jetgear sources from here and extract netegar with the command tar zxvf ndiswrapper-version.

Search the forums for ‘ Fedora Ndiswrapper ‘ as your search strings. The most likely explanation is that they were related to that most useful of features – the keyring for remembering passwords. IBBoard Development the open-source way…. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

Now you can define connections and their encryption method within a small control panmel.

This was probably due to Network Manager thinking that the old network had momentarily vanished and would come back shortly. Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux.

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