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From: Alex Laughlin-Dendy <aldendy@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] D-Link DWL-650
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 20:14:04
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-laptop] D-Link DWL-650 by Brian Bulkowski
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@×××××××××.org> 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. > > -brianb > > Alex Laughlin-Dendy wrote: > > >Hi, > > > > 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@×××××××××××××××××.net> '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@×××××××××××××××××.net> > >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. :-) > > > > > > > > -- > gentoo-laptop@g.o mailing list > >
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Re: [gentoo-laptop] D-Link DWL-650 "Petteri Räty" <petteri.raty@××××××××××.fi>