[driverloader] Problem w/ Ace Aspire 1364WLMi

Linuxant support (Jonathan) support at linuxant.com
Tue Apr 26 12:33:21 EDT 2005


if the wireless device works fine with SuSE 9.2, it is possible that 
this is a kernel related issue. Did you tried with another kernel under 
SuSE 9.3? For example, one from http://www.kernel.org?


Technical specialist / Linuxant
support at linuxant.com

Meije Oppenhuizen wrote:

>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 :
>>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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