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I'm using the RevP card. I've read that it uses the Prism3 chipset,
but I can't get that to work with the card. Is there a seperate driver
that I need to download for it or something?
On 6/15/05, Brian Bulkowski <brian@...> wrote:
> D-Link changes chipssets among the same "version" of the card. I have a
> DWL-650G rev C, which is Atheros (although I'm running windows, I'm
> running Wireless capture software, which requires a special driver ---
> I'm using a NetGear with a known Atheros chipset in my Gentoo machine).
> I'm confused by which card you might have, unlikely it's the same as
> mine, but you'll have to dig to figure it out. Maybe just try a couple
> of things.
> About masked packages - find the howto, use it. All the Atheros
> (MadWifi) projects are masked, too.
> Alex Laughlin-Dendy wrote:
> > I've got a D-Link DWL-650 PCMCIA wireless card and I'm trying to
> >make it work with gentoo and my Dell laptop. I'm competely clueless
> >here as I've never made wireless work on linux before. I've tried
> >using ndiswrapper and cardmgr to load the drivers, but ndiswrapper
> >won't see the hardware at all and cardmgr gives me these error
> >messages when I put the card in:
> >Jun 14 11:08:57 [cardmgr] socket 0: D-Link DWL-650
> >Jun 14 11:08:58 [kernel] hermes @ IO 0x280: Timeout waiting for card
> >to reset (reg=0x0000)!
> >Jun 14 11:08:59 [wait_for_sysfs] error: unknown bus, please report to
> ><linux-hotplug-devel@...> 'pcmcia'
> >Jun 14 11:08:59 [wait_for_sysfs] either wait_for_sysfs (udev 045)
> >needs an update to handle the device
> >'/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:03.0/0.0' properly (unknown bus) or the
> >sysfs-support of your device's driver needs to be fixed, please report
> >to <linux-hotplug-devel@...>
> >Jun 14 11:08:59 [cardmgr] get dev info on socket 0 failed: Resource
> >temporarily unavailable
> >I take it I'm not using the right driver. What driver should I be
> >using? Is there an easy way to make these cards work?
> >Thanks. :-)
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