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September 24th, 2008, 12:55 AM
Computer Dell Precision 530 Wireless Card Belkin N1 fd8001

here is my lspci -nn

frank@ubuntu:~$ sudo lspci -nn
00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation 82860 860 (Wombat) Chipset Host Bridge (MCH) [8086:2531] (rev 04)
00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82850 850 (Tehama) Chipset AGP Bridge [8086:2532] (rev 04)
00:02.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82860 860 (Wombat) Chipset AGP Bridge [8086:2533] (rev 04)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge [8086:244e] (rev 04)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation 82801BA ISA Bridge (LPC) [8086:2440] (rev 04)
00:1f.1 IDE interface [0101]: Intel Corporation 82801BA IDE U100 Controller [8086:244b] (rev 04)
00:1f.2 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801BA/BAM USB Controller #1 [8086:2442] (rev 04)
00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation 82801BA/BAM SMBus Controller [8086:2443] (rev 04)
00:1f.4 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801BA/BAM USB Controller #1 [8086:2444] (rev 04)
00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller [0401]: Intel Corporation 82801BA/BAM AC'97 Audio Controller [8086:2445] (rev 04)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: nVidia Corporation G70 [GeForce 7800 GS] [10de:00f5] (rev a2)
02:1f.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82806AA PCI64 Hub PCI Bridge [8086:1360] (rev 03)
03:00.0 PIC [0800]: Intel Corporation 82806AA PCI64 Hub Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller [8086:1161] (rev 01)
03:0e.0 SCSI storage controller [0100]: Adaptec AIC-7892P U160/m [9005:008f] (rev 02)
04:0b.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: 3Com Corporation 3c905C-TX/TX-M [Tornado] [10b7:9200] (rev 78)
04:0c.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394) [0c00]: Texas Instruments TSB12LV26 IEEE-1394 Controller (Link) [104c:8020]
04:0e.0 Network controller [0280]: Atheros Communications Inc. AR5416 802.11abgn Wireless PCI Adapter [168c:0023] (rev 01)

And here is my lshw -C network

frank@ubuntu:~$ sudo lshw -C network
[sudo] password for frank:
description: Ethernet interface
product: 3c905C-TX/TX-M [Tornado]
vendor: 3Com Corporation
physical id: b
bus info: pci@0000:04:0b.0
logical name: eth0
version: 78
serial: 00:0b:db:08:b5:d0
size: 100MB/s
capacity: 100MB/s
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=3c59x duplex=full ip= latency=64 link=yes maxlatency=10 mingnt=10 module=3c59x multicast=yes port=MII speed=100MB/s
*-network:1 UNCLAIMED
description: Network controller
product: AR5416 802.11abgn Wireless PCI Adapter
vendor: Atheros Communications Inc.

I have followed a couple posts and tried manually making this card use the correct driver ( or so Im told correct driver ) to no avail.

Also if memory serves me correctly, There are 2 diff chipsets for the versions, ie.. below v3.000 one chipset above v3.001 ( those are not the correct version numbers just used to give an example) At least I remember the drivers were different for these on windows.

Any help would be apreciated. Thanks Guys.

THe driver being used is the NetMW14x.inf as shown on the compatability list:https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HardwareSupportComponentsWirelessNetworkCardsBelki n#PCI

I will send one slightly eaten, partially melted, non-existant Almond Joy to the guy/gal who gets it working..:lolflag: