RE: getting a wireless netgear WG511T card to work on FC

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hi axel...

thanks for the reply...

how do i update my FC4 so that I get all the updates and associated
dependencies...

do i need to do a download/install of the yum RPMs?

-bruce


-----Original Message-----
From: Axel Thimm [mailto:[email protected]]On Behalf Of Axel Thimm
Sent: Saturday, June 10, 2006 3:47 PM
To: [email protected]; For users of Fedora Core releases
Cc: 'Filianx'
Subject: Re: getting a wireless netgear WG511T card to work on FC


On Sat, Jun 10, 2006 at 12:10:40PM -0700, bruce wrote:
> ok...
>
> i've finally managed to get the system rebuilt with the FC4 apps
installed.
> the "uname -r" --> 2.6.11-1.1369_FC4
>
> i've taken a look at the www.atrpms.com site for the madwifi rpms. in the
> fc4/madwifi (madwifing) i see a number of rpms for both 1386/1686..
>
> i'm not sure which ones i need for my FC version. do i need to do an
update
> of my FC?..

Yes, update first to the latets kernel, then point your depsolver
(yum/apt/smart/...) to ATrpms (see http://atrpms.net/install.html) and
simply do

yum install madwifi madwifi-kmdl-`uname -r`

> any thoughts/help would be greatly appreciated...
>
> thanks
>
> -bruce
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Axel Thimm [mailto:[email protected]]On Behalf Of Axel Thimm
> Sent: Tuesday, June 06, 2006 10:26 PM
> To: [email protected]; For users of Fedora Core releases
> Cc: 'Filianx'
> Subject: Re: getting a wireless netgear WG511T card to work on FC
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 06, 2006 at 11:59:44AM -0700, bruce wrote:
> > duh!!!
> >
> > sorry about that.. i know that there are RPMs.. I've looked at the
> > atRPMs/etc.. I don't know which ones to grab!!!
> >
> > I also don't know that this is the end/start of the process...
> >
> > I was/am hoping that I can find someone who could tell me exactly which
> RPMs
> > to grab, as well as the process required to get everything running...
>
> The easiest is to let smart/yum/apt do their job with something like
>
> yum install madwifi madwifi-`uname -r`
>
> (you need to activate atrpms in your depsolver setup).
>
> If you need to download by hand then probably you will need (for i686,
> non-smp, non-xen0):
>
> http://dl.atrpms.net/all/madwifi-0.9.0-23.rhfc5.at.i386.rpm
>
http://dl.atrpms.net/all/madwifi-kmdl-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5-0.9.0-23.rhfc5.at.i6
> 86.rpm
>
http://dl.atrpms.net/all/madwifi-hal-kmdl-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5-0.9.0-23.rhfc5.a
> t.i686.rpm
>
> > It took me awhile to find a card that seems to be supported by the
madwifi
> > app...
> >
> > -bruce
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Filianx [mailto:[email protected]]
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 06, 2006 11:51 AM
> > To: [email protected]; For users of Fedora Core releases
> > Subject: Re: getting a wireless netgear WG511T card to work on FC
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On 06/06/06, bruce <[email protected]> wrote:
> > Hi...
> >
> > I have FC4 and a netgear card WG511T. Can someone walk me through
> > (small/slow details) on what I need to get from madwifi...
> >
> > I'm assuming that it's a number of RPMs that have to be
> fetched/installed..
> > But I'm not sure which ones from looking at the madwifi site.
> >
> > uname -a
> > 2.6.11-1.1369_FC4 6 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> >
> > thanks
> >
> > -bruce
> > [email protected]
> >
>

--
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net


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