Gentoo Archives: gentoo-laptop

From: Eric Martin <freak4uxxx@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Gentoo wireless within VMWare
Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2007 10:26:48
In Reply to: [gentoo-laptop] Gentoo wireless within VMWare by Gary Rickert
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Gary Rickert wrote:
> Hi guys, > > I have an IBM Thinkpad T43 with the IPW2200 card. Current setup is > Windows XP with VMWare Workstation 5.0.0 Gentoo is setup and everything > works. I just can not get gentoo to see the wireless card. I have 2 > adapters installed, one sees the LAN port but the other has no way of > communicating with the IPW2200. I have built it in the kernel and > emerged wireless-tools. Removing this from the kernel and emerging > ipw2200-firmware does not work also. iwconfig sees nothing. Any thoughts > off the top of your heads? > > Kindest Regards > > Gary
have you done lspci to see what the VM gives you for a nic? When I last looked, all of the VM nics were some weird brand (basically the vmware brand). You might be building support for something that doesn't exist. Eric -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.7 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - iD8DBQFG3oKLaiVxdKlBO58RAhSQAJ9sKmLB66EVofW7fPaNduFfHfGxNACeKTEI UHfpMms1znKcmgX0/ifCP8w= =G9S0 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-laptop@g.o mailing list