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Re: Setting Up Linksys Wireless Internet with Fadora



On Wed, 2005-08-31 at 22:53 -0700, Monkey Pet wrote:
> I used ndiswrapper on multiple laptops and pci cards without any hitch
> so far.  But for a newbie ndiswrapper might hard to deal with since:
> 1.  You need to recompile the kernel, since the default fedora kernel
> uses 4k stacks.
You MAY need to recompile the kernel.  Only those who experience the
lockups when using the default kernel need to consider that.
A lot of us don't need to, and if we do the kernel rpm with 16K stack is
available from linuxant.com
http://www.linuxant.com/driverloader/wlan/full/downloads-fc3-kernel-
i686.php
http://www.linuxant.com/driverloader/wlan/full/downloads-fc4-kernel-
i686.php


> 2.  You need to compile ndiswrapper.
True
> 3.  You need to configure ndiswrapper.
Only so far as installing the windows drivers, which you need to do on
any system the adapter is put into ( Windows, Linux, etc.).
> 
> 
> 
> On 8/31/05, mindwave cfl rr com <mindwave cfl rr com> wrote: 
>         dont know anything about a key.
>         
>         but i used this:
>         
>         https://www.linuxant.com/driverloader/wlan/downloads-
>         installer.php
>         
>         in my laptop and it works like a charm.
>         
>         its $20 but WELL worthwhile.
>         
>         the ndiswrapper would load but i could never get it connected
>         to my 
>         network by manually configuring.
>         
>         my time is worth a little more than $20.
>         
>         j
>         
>         
>         
>         Hello All,
>          
>         I am trying to set up a wireless network in my house and one
>         of the computers is running Fadora.  I know absolutly nothing
>         about the operating system and any help would be greatly
>         appreciated.  I need to know where exactly I enter the key so
>         that the adapter can connect to the network.
>          
>         Thanks in Advance
>         -John
>         
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