Re: pcmcia wifi card not recognised
At Wed, 14 Jan 2009 17:01:58 +0000,
Jim Burton wrote:
> Hi Geoff, thanks for your reply
> At Wed, 14 Jan 2009 23:22:15 +1100,
> Geoff Simmons wrote:
> > Hi Jim,
> > On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 11:16:29AM +0000, Jim Burton wrote:
> > > Hi, I've just installed etch on an Acer travelmate 342T laptop and have a
> > > wireless pc card that I don't know how to set up.
> > [snip]
> > Can you provide some details about your wireless device, such as its brand and
> > model? These details are usually be printed on the top or underside of your PC
> > Card device.
> It is an Edimax EW-7108PCg. I can't see any revision or version
> number. I see from http://tuxmobil.org/pcmcia_ci10529.html that this
> requires the rt2500 module so I installed the packages rt2500 and
> rt2500-source and restarted but no difference.
Uhh, then I realised I needed to build the module and load it. So I've
done that and now rt2500 appears in the output of lsmod. Hopefully I
am gradually getting on the right track :-) There is no
wlan0 or other wireless device in ifconfig though.
> > If a "revision" or "version" detail is also stated somewhere, please include
> > that too.
> > Geoff
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