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Thread: WNA3100 don' work...

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2012

    WNA3100 don' work...

    Hi guys... at first, sorry for my no good english, but i'll try to explain at well!!

    I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my friend pc and i'm triyng to install the usb Netgear WNA3100 on pc... first time I tried to install the bcmwlhigh5 drivers, but they don't work... so I installed the bcmn43xx64 drivers, and now system see them but I can't connect the wi-fi...
    These are my tests result...

    angela@angela-desktop:~$ ndiswrapper -l
    bcmn43xx64 : driver installed
       device (0846:9020) present
    angela@angela-desktop:~$ sudo lshw -C network
           description: Ethernet interface
           product: RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller
           vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
           physical id: 0
           bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
           logical name: eth0
           version: 03
           serial: 00:25:22:5d:57:20
           size: 100Mbit/s
    angela@angela-desktop:~$ lsusb
    Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 001 Device 003: ID 05e3:0608 Genesys Logic, Inc. USB-2.0 4-Port HUB
    Bus 001 Device 005: ID 058f:6362 Alcor Micro Corp. Flash Card Reader/Writer
    Bus 002 Device 002: ID 03f0:b402 Hewlett-Packard PhotoSmart 7700 series
    Bus 003 Device 002: ID 093a:2460 Pixart Imaging, Inc. Q-TEC WEBCAM 100
    Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0846:9020 NetGear, Inc. WNA3100(v1) Wireless-N 300 [Broadcom BCM43231]
    angela@angela-desktop:~$ dmesg | grep ndiswrapper
    [   12.158792] ndiswrapper version 1.57 loaded (smp=yes, preempt=no)
    [   12.908772] ndiswrapper: driver bcmn43xx64 (,08/26/2009, loaded
    [   13.168254] usbcore: registered new interface driver ndiswrapper
    Now, if I understand well, system see the usb device, the driver seems work fine and the network see wlan0 and read properly MAC router... in network manager is all ok and in connections list Netgear connection is ok... but when I try to connect, the usb device light go off and system ask me the connection password and don't connect!!!

    Can you help me?? Tnx!!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2007

    Re: WNA3100 don' work...

    try doing
    sudo depmod -a
    sudo modprobe ndiswrapper
    Last edited by dark2099; October 28th, 2012 at 10:59 PM.


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