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MarshallNS
July 10th, 2008, 01:21 PM
Yesterday I installed a Linksys usb wireless card, after some doing I ndiswrapper'd the driver file (rt2870.inf) that came on the installation cd, which allowed me to connect to my wireless network. After installing the card on my separate windows drive however, It is failing to find any networks on the network manager. I'm running Gutsy 7.10.

Here is some info I gleened off the terminal.
ndiswrapper -l

rt2870 : driver installed
device (1737:0070) present

ifconfig

eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:16:76:CE:C6:B2
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
Interrupt:21 Base address:0xa000

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
lsusb

Bus 003 Device 004: ID 0930:653d Toshiba Corp.
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 1737:0070
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 058f:9360 Alcor Micro Corp.
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
iwconfig

lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

Thank you for your help! :)

MarshallNS
July 10th, 2008, 04:09 PM
Managed to figure it out myself, i needed to run
sudo depmod -a
sudo modprobe ndiswrapper

what exactly was it that these commands did?