[driverloader] Belkin F5D7000 and Red Hat 9
Linuxant support (Jonathan)
support at linuxant.com
Mon May 31 12:03:09 EDT 2004
as Bob suggested, please make sure that you are in a root shell while using
the 'iwconfig' command. If you 'path' is not correctly set, it is possible
that you will have to use the '/sbin/iwconfig' command instead.
The 'wireless-tools' package is not documented in the installation
instructions because if you try to install the RPM without the
'wireless-tools' package, you will obtain an 'unresolved dependency' error
for the 'wireless-tools' package. The 'wireless-tools' package contains the
Since the real cause of the problem can't be determined without more
information, please send at support at linuxant.com a 'dumpdiag'. While the
DriverLoader package is installed and your wireless adapter is attached to
your computer, enter the following command in a root shell:
Just send us the generated file located in /tmp ('driverloaderdiag.txt').
It'll help us solve the problem.
Technical specialist / Linuxant
support at linuxant.com
On Sunday 30 May 2004 14:58, Bob Lockie wrote:
> On 05/28/04 20:22 Dave Lichtenstein spoke:
> > I’m trying to get the Belkin F5D7000 card to work with Linux Red hat 9
> > (v2.4.20-8) using the driverloader. Driverloader installed fine, I
> > think. But in the configuration screen (at localhost:18020) the pci card
> > is not recognized. I notice that the card is not powered up (no LED)
> > under Linux as it is automatically under Windows XP. I assume this is
> > the problem? How do I tell Linux to power up the card? Seems like a
> > chicken-and-egg scenario… I haven’t done any recompilation of the kernel
> > as I’ve seen suggested on various newsgroups, but this wasn’t specified
> > at all on the linuxant install documentation page. Also, it could be
> > that wireless tools isn’t installed. (Why is there no mention of how to
> > do this on the driverloader install doc page??) For example, iwconfig
> > isn’t recognized. But when I try to install the wireless-tools rpm from
> > my linux cd I get the message that wireless-tools is already installed.
> From a command prompt as the root user, do:
> 'find / -name iwconfig -print'.
> I suspect iwconfig is in /usr/sbin or something not in the path and you
> probably need to be the root user to run it.
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