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RE: FC4 And Dlink DWL-G630 WiFi card



On Thu, 2006-05-18 at 23:52 +0200, Tomas Larsson wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com 
> > [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Randy Wyatt
> > Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 9:01 PM
> > To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> > Subject: Re: FC4 And Dlink DWL-G630 WiFi card
> > 
> > On 5/18/06, Tomas Larsson <tomas tlec se> wrote:
> > > Think I found it.
> > >
> > > It seems that there is a native linux-driver avaible for 
> > this card As 
> > > far  as I can tell it is rev E1 card. According to 
> > MadWiFi's homepage 
> > > it is using a RaLink chipset.
> > > Which seems to be confirmed by the output from lspci.
> > >
> > > Now I have downloaded the tar-file (RT61) from RaLinks 
> > homepage, but 
> > > obviously it is source code.
> > >
> > > My question is then, is there anything more to be done, apart from 
> > > compiling the driver, do I need to re-configure the kernel or do I 
> > > need to recompile it. It is a standard stock FC4 DVD-install.
> > > I guess I need to do a yum update first.
> > > Any recommendations for installing the TAR-file, compiling and 
> > > installing the driver would help much.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > With best regards
> > >
> > > Tomas Larsson
> > > Sweden
> > >
> > > Verus Amicus Est Tamquam Alter Idem
> > >
> 
> Now, the driver is compiled, but I'm supposed to edit /etc/modules.conf
> 
> Obviously it has a different name and location in FC, but which and where

/etc/modprobe.conf:

	alias	wlan0	name-of-driver (without the .ko) bit

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