[driverloader] Connection drops and instability on DLink G520

Linuxant support (Jonathan) support at linuxant.com
Tue Nov 30 17:37:41 EST 2004


DriverLoader 2.00 introduced improved support for all the supported 
chipsets and for most systems with strange problems like you described 
were fixed in this release.

It is possible that the Linux kernel do not perfectly handle your 
hardware and this is why you experiences problems with DriverLoader. 
Please try to use the wireless card in another machine to see if there 
is a difference.


Technical specialist / Linuxant
support at linuxant.com

David Wood wrote:
> Hi. I bought driverloader back in the spring to use with a G520 card. 
> The connection would always drop and it was never stable (lots of kernel 
> oopses).
> We tried a number of things at the time to fix it; different drivers, 
> settings, and so forth. Nothing worked. I basically gave up. Fortunately 
> my need for the card to work was not serious.
> Now it is. And I am disappointed to see that although there is a big 
> version number jump, all the problems are still there, just as they were.
> What is left to try? DLink has not released any new drivers, and we 
> never had much luck with drivers from other vendors; most wouldn't load 
> at all, and the few that did all had the same problem.
> If I send you a revB G520 card, will you try and see if you can get it 
> working yourselves?
> Regards,
> David
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