Connecting to a Wireless LAN with Linux, Part 1 - page 5
The Hardware Hokey-PokeyCopy the Windows .inf driver to your Linux system, then run this command to load the driver in the NdisWrapper, using your real file name of course:
# ndiswrapper -i /wirelessthings/windriver.infVerify the installation:
# ndiswrapper -l
Installed ndis drivers:
windriver.inf driver present
If you're not sure if you have wireless support built into your kernel, there are a couple of ways to check. First look in your kernel config file:
$ grep CONFIG_NET_RADIO /boot/config-`uname -r`Also check your /lib/modules/[kernel version]/kernel/drivers/net/wireless to see if any kernel modules are installed, such as hermes.o, prism54.o, orinoco_cs.o, and so forth.
Solid state disks (SSDs) made a splash in consumer technology, and now the technology has its eyes on the enterprise storage market. Download this eBook to see what SSDs can do for your infrastructure and review the pros and cons of this potentially game-changing storage technology.
- 1Linux Top 3: GNOME 3.12 and New Betas for Ubuntu 14.04 and OpenMandriva Lx 2014.0
- 2Linux Top 3: Linus Lashes out, Linux 3.14 Gets PIE and Ubuntu One is Done.
- 3Linux Top 3: Ubuntu 14.04, Debian Gives Squeeze More Life and Red Hat Goes Atomic
- 4Linux Top 3: RHEL 6.5, Debian 7.2 and EOL for Linux 3.0.x
- 5Linux Top 3: CoreOS, Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 and Ubuntu 14.10