It will require you to update your /etc/fstab file. It figures out that I need the .sys and .arm files as well. Now I am very happy not using Winblows and using my Linux laptop with wireless internet. Skip to content Rasmus' Toys Page Quicksearch Navigation Bio@rasmus+rasmusphp.netEtsyWePayRoom77EarndIt 802.11g Netgear WG511 and Linux Posted by Rasmus on Tuesday, November 11. 2003 I picked up a cheap Netgear WG511 the other http://nsbfree.com/driver-netgear/driver-netgear-wg511-v2-linux.html
Can you get to an ethernet connection where you would be able to plug your laptop in? 1. Blogs Recent Entries Best Entries Best Blogs Blog List Search Blogs Home Forums HCL Reviews Tutorials Articles Register Search Search Forums Advanced Search Search Tags Search LQ Wiki Search Tutorials/Articles Search If so, plug your wireless card into the PCMCIA slot. I've even called up Netgear Technical Support and they told me point blank that none of their products work with Linux.
Categories: WIFI Toys | 14 Comments Last modified on 2004-07-30 18:27 Trackbacks Trackback specific URI for this entry No Trackbacks Comments Display comments as Linear | Threaded soif on Wednesday, December Of course it requires iq power stronger than the lightly toasted type. 03:32 | Link | Reply estebanz on Saturday, April 17. 2004: Finnally I found the key ! I have drivers that will, and i can give you step by step instructions on adding them, using ndiswrapper (easy) or by tar.gz file (harder) . I have searched these forums and seen a lot of information regarding this card.
How to deal with it? Substitute whatever device name you wish for eth1. I downloaded and installed the latest release of Ubuntu (6.10) and things were working quite well until it came time to look at my wireless card. The antenna has joined the Dark Side.
Once that's installed, it's a simple matter to install. I'm a first time ubuntu user, apart from this one thing everything else is working very well. Click the Back button to try another link. http://verens.com/2005/02/21/installing-a-netgear-wg511-v2-marvell-chipset-in-linux/ I use Linux because I like both configurability and reliability.
I downloaded and installed the latest release of Ubuntu (6.10) and things were working quite well until it came time to look at my wireless card. gota get rid of windows! I have the Netgear WG511 v2 (Made in China) Wireless PC Card and have tried to follow a collection of other linux users' posts, but to no avail. Any help would be great Aman 01:26 | Link | Reply bambi-powered on Friday, March 5. 2004: Maybe your network configuration is not done...
Ubuntu Ubuntu Insights Planet Ubuntu Activity Page Please read before SSO login Advanced Search Forum The Ubuntu Forum Community Ubuntu Official Flavours Support Hardware [ubuntu] Need Drivers; Netgear WG511 v2 Wireless additional hints Why not try my step-by-step guide (with expected outputs) (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=756260) to set up your wireless network card? Note: One word of caution. So I figured buying another one would be easy.
The good WG511 uses the Prism54 drivers, and is very easy to get working under Fedora and other Linux distributions. navigate here I haven't tried that driver yet, but I will update this when I do. [Update - Feb.18/2004] I am now using the driver from prism54.org compiled into my 2.6.3 kernel on This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. If you have any suggestions as to how I can get the wireless card to work, please let me know.
Will remedy that right now.Have already installed Lubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot - so far I like it. Next, you'll need the Windows drivers. Main Menu LQ Calendar LQ Rules LQ Sitemap Site FAQ View New Posts View Latest Posts Zero Reply Threads LQ Wiki Most Wanted Jeremy's Blog Report LQ Bug Syndicate Latest http://nsbfree.com/driver-netgear/driver-netgear-wg511-v2-pour-linux.html I've been looking for one everywhere but nothing yet...
I have a Netgear WG511 v2 (Made in China) on my Dell Inspiron 8000. In which directory the file is installed on XP? 12:05 | Link | Reply arias on Saturday, April 17. 2004: You guys are all blind. What I didn't realize is that ndiswrapper wasn't working at all, and that putting that firmware into /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware was actually enabling Prism54 to work, and therefore was the only step necessary!!
jdeftrg View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by jdeftrg 08-03-2010, 07:58 AM #12 PercyFox LQ Newbie Registered: Aug 2010 Posts: On OpenSuse, I used su from the command line in order to become the root user. Any help ndiswrapper would be much appreciated.thanks,dogpark Report Inappropriate Content Message 1 of 6 (9,113 Views) Reply 0 Kudos jmizoguchi Luminary Posts: 89,285 Registered: 2009-01-27 Re: WG511v2 & Ubuntu Mark as I installed ndiswrapper from yast.
I love geeky toys and people are always asking me about them. How did you install it? I also noticed that the card would sometimes just stop responding to the rest of the network after a while, needing a reset or remove/reinsert to get it listening again. this contact form Instead of getting this message: 2802w driver present, hardware present, I get this: "2802w driver present".
Just look for a silver-tipped card that's made in Taiwan (as pictured above), and you can use it easily with Fedora Core. Tweaking the driver with Ndiswrapper looks like another good Ubuntu learning opportunity.thanks,dogpark Report Inappropriate Content Message 6 of 6 (2,261 Views) Reply 0 Kudos « Message Listing « Previous Topic Next surely some engineer at Netgear/Prism must know how to get this working with Linux? 16:22 | Link | Reply Petra on Thursday, July 8. 2004: Hi guys, could anyone please tell The newest bad card (that you'll likely run into at a retailer) is also labeled as "v2", but it has a black antenna and has the "v2" label on both the
When you go to set up the card with the wireless-tools utilities, you may find that the card flakes out and dumps tons of error messages to the console when you The good card has a silver antenna (instead of black), and is made in Taiwan. In my previous post I discussed that I had tried the Prism54 method without luck and resorted to the ndiswrapper. I am using Debian stable, sarge running the 2.6.8 kernel because of the Prism54 support.
Search this Thread 02-06-2007, 06:18 AM #1 tribaldragon73 LQ Newbie Registered: Feb 2007 Posts: 3 Rep: Help with Ubuntu and Netgear WG511 v2 (Made In China) Hi there. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. If you leave off the if_name parameter entirely, it will default to wlan0, which isn't supported by Fedora's graphical tools. I cheated and used an XP box to install them and just copied them over from the drivers directory.
One of my laptops was bundled with a WG511 card, and it worked quite well with the Prism54 drivers.