dsl and wlan

Forum: Networking
Topic: dsl and wlan
started by: dvdljns

Posted by dvdljns on Oct. 08 2009,02:08
Got a lot of questions. Hope you do not mind. I am trying to get a netgear card working. It is on the list of cards that are verified but I do not know what I am doing. I am using the drivers listed here.http://www.linuxcompatible.org/Searching_Drivers_for_Netgear_WG311v3_t33272.html "post 166571"

To use ndiswrapper do I need a working copy of windows loaded on the same comp. ? And how do I get it to show up where the /mnt/windows/netcard.info shows up? What else do I need to know.

Posted by u2musicmike on Oct. 12 2009,22:17
You don't need windows but only the drivers.  I am not familar with Netgear but all I did was copy the .inf and .sys files to the /home/dsl directory.  In the control panel ndiswrapper button enter the full path and .inf file name.  If it is open wifi you can leave everything else blank.  This makes a myndis.sh file in /opt that you might have to add to bootlocal.sh and filetool.lst to stay put.  Search the forum and wiki for "wifi" to find other good stuff.
Posted by dvdljns on Oct. 21 2009,04:59
Got it working. What I did is built the windows dir then copied my files into it and renamed wg311v3.inf to netcard.inf. It worked like a charm.
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