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wireless drivers for 2.02
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violetdream

Joined: 15 Apr 2006
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PostPosted: Mon 31 Jul 2006, 09:24    Post_subject:  wireless drivers for 2.02  

If anyone has recompiled the drivers for the new version, 2.02, could you please post them here? In particular I'm looking for the madwifi driver but I'm sure everyone would be happy the more drivers we get!

(PS, I did post in the main wireless drivers thread but I think it would be good to have a thread just for using wireless in 2.02.)
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kirk

Joined: 11 Nov 2005
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PostPosted: Sat 05 Aug 2006, 10:20    Post_subject:  

Here's the madwifi driver. There are 3 small scripts :

install -- just copies the modules to /lib/modules/2.6.16.7/net/wireless/madwifi (just run this once)

load_module -- insmods ath_pci.ko (should bring the card up)

unload_module -- rmmods ath_pci.ko (should shut the card down)


If the card is always in the computer, you could add this line to /etc/rc.d/rc.local to bring the card up at boot:

modprobe ath_pci.ko
ifconfig ath0 up (don't know if this line is needed)

Can't test it, I don't have this card.

EDIT: I changed the install path to match what Violetdream did.
madwifi.tar.gz
Description 
gz

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Filename  madwifi.tar.gz 
Filesize  589.54 KB 
Downloaded  649 Time(s) 

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violetdream

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PostPosted: Sat 05 Aug 2006, 17:55    Post_subject:  

Thank you SO much *huuuug* I was dying without wifi Smile

I got it to work, but I had to manually copy all the .ko stuff to /lib/modules/2.6.16.7/net/wireless/madwifi

Then all I had to do was modprobe ath_pci and ifconfig ath0 up. Thanks again!
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kirk

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PostPosted: Sat 05 Aug 2006, 21:19    Post_subject:  

Good to hear. Funny about where you had to put the modules. Make install put them in /lib/modules/2.6.16.7/net, might of needed a depmod in there. Glad you figured it out.
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brad_chuck

Joined: 15 Aug 2005
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Location: Appalachian Mountains

PostPosted: Sat 05 Aug 2006, 23:28    Post_subject: Can someone help  

Can someone with a working 2.02 compile chain compile this driver for me?

haveing troble geting it to compile?

http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/ipw3945/ipw3945-1.1.0.tgz?download
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brad_chuck

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PostPosted: Sun 06 Aug 2006, 08:38    Post_subject: i can compile!  

It's OK I can compile now.. just something stupid. I will do it myself. Cool
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Flash
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PostPosted: Sun 06 Aug 2006, 10:41    Post_subject:  

Wirless driver for Puppy 202 with rtl8180
rt73 ralink wireless driver for Puppy 202
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n8siv


Joined: 25 Jul 2005
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Location: ohio USA

PostPosted: Sun 06 Aug 2006, 12:43    Post_subject: need zydas 1211 for 202  

I need the zadas 1211 for puppy 202
Thank, in advance

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kirk

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PostPosted: Mon 07 Aug 2006, 14:54    Post_subject:  

Here's one for a ZyDAS 1211, attached is the module (for Puppy 2.02) and a user guide. To install :

lsmod zd1211b.ko
ifconfig ethX up
zd1211.tar.gz
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Filename  zd1211.tar.gz 
Filesize  399.67 KB 
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PeteTX

Joined: 11 Aug 2006
Posts: 22

PostPosted: Fri 11 Aug 2006, 10:50    Post_subject:  

kirk, your ZyDAS driver for 2.02 only appear to have the 1211b driver but not the 1211 one?

Does anyone have anything similar to the 2.01 dotpup driver found at -
http://www.dotpups.de/dotpups/Wifi/wireless-drivers/zd1211-r76.pup
That one seems to work fine with my AirLink 101 / ZyDAS 1211 USB 2.0, but I can't get wifi to work at all with 2.02. Thanks!
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edoc


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Location: Southeast Georgia, USA

PostPosted: Mon 14 Aug 2006, 19:46    Post_subject:  

kirk wrote:
Here's the madwifi driver. There are 3 small scripts :

install -- just copies the modules to /lib/modules/2.6.16.7/net/wireless/madwifi (just run this once)



OK. I downloaded and saved the madwifi.tar.gz file to /root/my-applications

Then I clicked on it, Select All, and Extracted.

I opened the madwifi-092 folder and clicked on theinstall icon.

Nada.

What step am I missing or performing incorrectly, please?

Thanks! doc

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kirk

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PostPosted: Mon 14 Aug 2006, 19:55    Post_subject:  

Edoc,

I don't have the card, so I can't really test it. I hoped that you could click on install (just the first time). Then click on load_module to activate the card and unload_module to deactivate the card.

If that doesn't work, maybe violetdream can chime in!
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edoc


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PostPosted: Tue 15 Aug 2006, 09:16    Post_subject:  

kirk wrote:
Edoc,

I don't have the card, so I can't really test it. I hoped that you could click on install (just the first time). Then click on load_module to activate the card and unload_module to deactivate the card.

If that doesn't work, maybe violetdream can chime in!


HEY!!! Guess what? Powered up this morning and there is was!

WIRELESS IS BACK!

Not sure what was happening before, perhaps install just happened so fast I didn't see it?

Hooray!

OK, will get myself properly composed again ... Smile

Thanks! doc

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