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wireless rt73 wizard + new rt73 Kernelmodule
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rarsa


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PostPosted: Sun 11 Feb 2007, 22:05    Post subject:  

MU wrote:
do you mean the wireless network wizard?
In Puppy 212 it offers to launch ndiswrapper or WAG.
No, I mean the network wizard. The wireless network wizard has been outdated since long ago (I believe since 1.09CE).

Puppy should just have the Network Wizard and rutilt. The wizard has more functionality thatn rutilt, but its a matter of preference.

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MU


Joined: 24 Aug 2005
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Location: Karlsruhe, Germany

PostPosted: Mon 12 Feb 2007, 17:46    Post subject:  

the ethernet/networkwizard in Puppy 212 works too with the new kernelmodule, just checked it.

I also updated the rt73 wizard.
I still use it, as I have to click less buttons in it, and have a display of the signal strength.
The only change I made:
dhcpcd is not run in background (&).
Like this you must wait some seconds longer for a connection, but it seems to work more reliable.

Mark
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DavidMaas

Joined: 26 Feb 2007
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Location: Maastricht (Netherlands)

PostPosted: Sat 03 Mar 2007, 15:47    Post subject:  

Thank you!
My rt73 (Sweex LW053) card didn't show up but after installing your kernell module it works perfectly!
Many Thanks Very Happy
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Béèm


Joined: 21 Nov 2006
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Location: Brussels IBM Thinkpad R40, 256MB, 20GB, WiFi ipw2100. Frugal Lin'N'Win

PostPosted: Fri 06 Apr 2007, 13:09    Post subject:  

Thanks Mark,
I did see the post, but as it was about a USB stick (mine is built-in) I didn't realize it could be applied to my situation.

Will try
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MU


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PostPosted: Sat 07 Apr 2007, 05:24    Post subject:  

I just found out that it easily can be used with encrypted networks, see first message.
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Béèm


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PostPosted: Sun 08 Apr 2007, 06:37    Post subject:  

Béèm wrote:
Thanks Mark,
I did see the post, but as it was about a USB stick (mine is built-in) I didn't realize it could be applied to my situation.

Will try
I tried with the dotpup, but to no avail.
I get network down.
If I do iwlist scan, then I get the message rausb0 doesn't support scanning.

All these tests are made with 2.15CE, so I didn't apply the referenced kernel changes for 2.13 and 2.14

Better wait for 2.16?
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MU


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PostPosted: Sun 26 Aug 2007, 12:24    Post subject:  

I updated the kernelmodule.

On my current notebook, the old one very often disconnected.

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MU


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PostPosted: Sat 13 Oct 2007, 23:18    Post subject:  

I slighty upgraded my wizard.
Now you can start it from one of the startup-files (/root/.xinitrc) like this:

muppy-rt73 connect

Then it automatically connects using the values you had entered before on next boot.
http://dotpups.de/dotpups/Network/Muppy-rt73.pup

I also created a version for Puppy3, that now uses "wlan0" instead of "rausb0", so a modification of the script was required:
http://dotpups.de/puppy3/dotpups/Network/Muppy-rt73-P300.pup


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