I posted yesterday but post apparently did not get posted, or was moderated but I was not informed.
Anyway here is more info
WIFI usb adapter by trendnet TEW-648UB
Apparently detected but did not work.
installed the provided windows drivers with ndiswrapper and all seems to be fine:
and alternate driver is blacklisted :
cromestant@cromestant-IMEDIA-D3610-FR:~$ ndiswrapper -l
net8192su : driver installed
device (0BDA:8171) present (alternate driver: r8192s_usb)
now I still don't see the networks so I did:
cromestant@cromestant-IMEDIA-D3610-FR:~$ cat /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
# This file lists those modules which we don't want to be loaded by
# alias expansion, usually so some other driver will be loaded for the
# device instead.
with no errors
now I have
cromestant@cromestant-IMEDIA-D3610-FR:~$ sudo modprobe ndiswrapper
still no networks and finally
lo no wireless extensions.
eth0 no wireless extensions.
wlan0 802.11b/g ESSID:"p\xE9>\xA1A\xE1\xFCg>\x01~\x97\xEA\xDCk\x96\x8F8\*\xEC\xB0;\xFB2\xAF<T\xEC\x18\xDB\"
Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Bit Rate:0 kb/s
Retry min limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Link Quality=0/100 Signal level=0 dBm Noise level=0 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
what is odd is this DISABLED flag in there...
cromestant@cromestant-IMEDIA-D3610-FR:~$ sudo lshw -C Network
description: Ethernet interface
product: RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:04:00.0
logical name: eth0
width: 64 bits
capabilities: pm vpd msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list rom ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=r8169 driverversion=2.3LK-NAPI duplex=full ip=192.168.1.10 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes port=MII speed=100MB/s
resources: irq:43 ioport:e800(size=256) memory:febff000-febfffff memory:febc0000-febdffff
description: Wireless interface
physical id: 1
logical name: wlan0
capabilities: ethernet physical wireless
configuration: broadcast=yes multicast=yes wireless=802.11b/g
what else can I do to get this to work?
thank you in advance for your help