[driverloader] how to install a dell wireless 1450 USB Adapter on linux pc

Linuxant support (Jonathan) support at linuxant.com
Fri Mar 24 11:13:56 EST 2006


the problem,is that you have the pre-compiled packages of DriverLoader 
for the following kernels:


installed while you are using the '2.6.9-22.0.2.EL.stk16smp' kernel. 
Please uninstall DriverLoader with the 'dldrconfig --uninstall' command 
in a root shell and please download and install the appropriate 
DriverLoader package to support your kernel version and architecture from:


Alternatively, you could install the generic DriverLoader package in the 
RPM format, also available from the page above.


Technical specialist / Linuxant
support at linuxant.com

zhenni wrote:
> Hi,
> I try to install a Dell Wireless 1450 USB Adapter on my dell PC which is 
> running Redhat Enterprise 4 ,However i got problems when i am using 
> driverloader to install the driver.
> These are the steps i done for the installation.
> 1. upgrade my kernel to stack size 16
> rpm -i kernel-smp-2.6.9-22.0.2.EL.stk16.i686.rpm ( the rpm is downloaded
> from the linuxant website) after that ,when i use command uname -r ,it
> shows: " 2.6.9-22.0.2.EL.stk16smp"
> 2. install the driveloader
> rpm -i driverloader-2.31_k2.6.9_22.0.2.ELsmp-1rh.i686.rpm (also download
> from that website) it succeeds without error.
> 3. i go to the webconf page through ,login as
> root and try to upload the windows driver from the wireless installation
> CD which i got from dell. but it failed .The error page is in the 
> attachment
> file
> 4. Then i use dldrconfig --dumpdiag to get the driver dialog file which 
> is also in the attachment.
> Hope to get your help soon.Thanks a lot.
> regards,
> zhenni
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