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May 15th, 2008, 03:32 PM

Is there any way of finding and installing fedora 9 drivers for a BT Voyager USB adapter which works with Fedora but not even seen in Ubuntu?


May 15th, 2008, 03:39 PM
What driver does FC9 use? Maybe we have it, but it's just not associating.

May 15th, 2008, 04:58 PM
Thanks for the reply. Not sure what or where the driver would be and was just using the live cd version of Fedora 9 for the minute anyhow. Any tips to see where this would be?


As a sidenote, maybe I will install FC9 as triple-boot with XP, Gutsy but will this work with the Grub installed as FC uses Lilo?

May 15th, 2008, 05:19 PM
Open a terminal on the FC9 and do:
lshw -C networkYou will see a listing related to your BT Voyager which will have an item like driver=whaddever. Please tell us what it is.

May 15th, 2008, 08:36 PM
Thanks Chilli

I found this BT Voyager 1055 thread which solved my issue by just following the following link (courtesy of a post from another thread).


Followed the download and installation instructions to load wireless database and then build it into my distribution and hey presto - could see my wireless network.

Will put FC9 on back burner for mo! :)

Thanks for the help.