[driverloader] Problem w/ Ace Aspire 1364WLMi

Meije Oppenhuizen omeije at goedbezig.xs4all.nl
Tue Apr 26 08:01:45 EDT 2005

Linuxant support (Jonathan) wrote:
> Please make sure that your wireless card is activated. It is possible
> that you might have to press a button or look in the BIOS for an option
> to activate the card. It is also possible that you will have to press
> the button in Windows XP and then reboot in Linux as some wireless
> button requires a driver to make it work. Such Linux drivers and
> information on how to use them might be available at :
> http://rfswitch.sourceforge.net/?page=laptop_matrix
> It is possible that using the Windows XP driver for another wireless
> device is the source of them problem, even if both drivers are for the
> same chipset. In the Acer driver, if you have any CAB files, it is quite
> possible that the missing files are in these archives. You can generally
> extract the files under Linux by using of these programs:
> cabextract: http://www.kyz.uklinux.net/cabextract.php
> unshield: http://synce.sourceforge.net/synce/unshield.php
> Make sure that your access point broadcast it's ESSID and make sure that
> the ESSID string is not empty. You should also disable all MAC address
> filtering and make sure that the channel is set between 1 and 11. If
> your access point have a CTS protection mode, please disable it. You
> should also make sure that you use the latest firmware version for your
> access point.

I went back to SuSE 9.2. The card works there with no problem.
It is annoying though.
Meije Oppenhuizen
Utrecht, Netherlands

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