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Re: can't see wireless card

On Thursday 28 December 2006 18:22, Avishai wrote:
> hello all,
> I've been trying to get my debian working with my new wireless network
> card. Following different how-to's and discussion I was able to install
> the rt2500 module (from greasemonkey) and the wireless-tools package
> (it was not that easy: my only connection to the world is through a
> single dual-boot computer, which means a few dozen restarts to overcome
> dependency hell). The rt2500 seems to be running (it compiled with no
> problems, and appears in lsmod). lspci recognizes the device as
> 'Network controller: RaLink Inc. : unknown device 0301' (from memory,
> sorry for the approximate output - dual boot world). iwconfig declares
> that none of 'lo', 'eth0' and 'sit0' are wireless devices, with no
> mention of the card.
> I'm still a bit on the newbie side, I'd appreciate any suggestions.
> Avishai

I was able to use the module-assistant package to build and install the rt2500 
drivers. module-assistant list-available found several RaLink chipsets you 
could try.



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