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Re: WUSB54G firmware



Jim wrote:
On 05/31/2009 02:21 AM, Paulo Cavalcanti wrote:


On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 10:47 PM, Jim <mickeyboa sbcglobal net <mailto:mickeyboa sbcglobal net>> wrote:

    FC10/Kde

    I'm trying to setup a Linksys WUSB54G and I get this error message
    from DMESG.

    usb 2-2: firmware: requesting l3886usb

    usb 2-2: (p54usb) cannot find firmware (isl3886usb)

    usb 2-2: firmware: requesting isl3890usb

    p54usb: probe of 2-2:1.0 failed with error -2
    usbcore: registered new interface driver p54usb


    I have googled isl3886USB and can't find the firmware, does anyone
    know where this firmware
    is.


I am pretty sure I used one of those on F8, and it worked out of the box.

Anyway, take a look at

http://markmail.org/message/oqgtvzwxholc5dsl

which will take you to:

http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/p54

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Paulo Roma Cavalcanti
LCG - UFRJ
I should have told you that I'm trying install on a X86_64 box.

I did install the 2.13.24.0.lm86(2).arm and it is in /lib/firmware, it would not install in
/lib64/firmware.

I think I need to install the ndiswrapper for i386, I have ndiswrapper.X86_64 installed.

The ndiswrapper.i386 doesn't show up in FC10 X86_64 fedora repo how do I change the repo's to read the i386 files ?


I think you missed a crucial step. Although right now I am using a D-Link USB wifi receiver, I did try a Linksys for a few days after I had set it up for the D-Link, and it worked right out of the box. So the procedure should be the same. Here is how I did it for the D-Link.

1. I put the firmware in /lib/firmware/
2. Renamed it to 'isl3890usb'
2. in /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build/ ran "make menuconfig" as root, enabled the relevant kernel module. then did a "modprobe <driver>". Here <driver> is p54.

I believe you missed the renaming the firmware part.

HTH

PS: I am on x86_64 too
$uname -r
2.6.27.24-170.2.68.fc10.x86_64

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Suvayu

Open source is the future. It sets us free.


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