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wah fun
January 7th, 2010, 02:33 PM
I have a Belkin N150 USB Wireless Network Adapter and a Belkin N150 Wireless Router. I cannot seem to get NetworkManager to connect to the internet. I have blacklisted the 9.10 staging driver and associated rt files. I have downloaded and built the ralink 2.3.0.0 driver. The light flashes on the usb but I cannot connect to internet.

lsusb output:
jerry@jerry-desktop:~$ lsusb
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 413c:2105 Dell Computer Corp. Model L100 Keyboard
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 046d:c50e Logitech, Inc. MX-1000 Cordless Mouse Receiver
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 046d:09c2 Logitech, Inc.
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 050d:935b Belkin Components
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

lsmod output:
jerry@jerry-desktop:~$ sudo lsmod
Module Size Used by
rt2870sta 554908 1

iwconfig output:
jerry@jerry-desktop:~$ sudo iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

ra0 Ralink STA ESSID:"11n-AP" Nickname:"RT2870STA"
Mode:Auto Frequency=2.412 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
Bit Rate:1 Mb/s
RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Encryption key:off
Link Quality=10/100 Signal level:0 dBm Noise level:-97 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

I am not sure what the ra0 is telling me but what about the Access Point: Not-Associated statement? Does that mean that the network adapter is not connecting to the router?

I would appreciate any help.

thx

wah fun
January 8th, 2010, 07:04 PM
OK. No replies? So, evidently this is a problem that no one can solve? I like ubuntu but am not liking the support. I would really appreciate any help!

thx