Yes Works amazingly under 9. For example, if one was looking for a PCI device: You can use the su command to become root it’s true, but then you would need to type full path names for all the commands that follow, logging in as root puts these commands in your normal path. Then, try the chipset maker’s website for Linux drivers, it just may work. F5 D version 2. At this point it’s time to restart pcmcia services, on Mandrake and Redhat this is done with: You may be wondering how ol’ Craig managed to discover which driver out there would work.

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See Belkin F5 Def. Sees network initially, but does not connect. I’ve also got precompiled modules for Mandrake 9. Physically, this card has an antenna housing that prohibits another card from being used over or on top of it, if you place it in the top slot, another card will fit under it though, so this is only a small minus, and this card is certainly not alone in this slight defect.

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F5D works natively in Intrepid. There is a project on Sourceforge which is based on source code released by Atmel. This will bring the device “up”, and as you may notice start the act LED incessantly blinking.

The solution was very simple and it goes like this: Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Chipset confirmed by Belkin. Once, for a brief period today during extended usage, the act LED settled down, otherwise as soon as the f55d6020 is brought up, it blinks non-stop, a big minus.

So I kept looking and found that others just inserted the card and it worked immediately. Next, you’ll need to modify the wireless cards section furthur down in liux same file around line with these lines: The good news is the Makefile is small and you should give it a look. You linud currently viewing LQ as a guest.

Secondly, this card doesn’t do a lot of annoying blinking, in fact it doesn’t blink at all, also a plus. Must install ndiswrapper-utils and your windows driver. Find More Posts by nickI-S. Install if you haven’t already, the Wireless-tools package.

Type ifconfig -a and verify that an ethernet device is registered with the MAC address of the card listed next to HWaddr. Driver – For a PCI device: No Could not get it to work under 9.


F5 D rev03 ver Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. I hadn’t really expected that. You may be wondering how ol’ Craig managed linuc discover which driver out there would work.

It comes with no tools of it’s own, so to use this card you must have installed the wireless-tools. Join our community today!

There were a couple of gotcha’s on both Mandrake 9. You may now type iwconfig and see what it reports.

Craig’s HowTo for Revision 2: the Belkin F5D6020 and D-Link DWL-650

Then do ‘make’ and ‘make install’ for the realtek driver. Works with ndiswrapper using NetMW14x. I say out of the box, it didn’t appear to work instantly but when I rebooted the next day it came to life with no prompting and asked if I’d like to connect to my home network. On my system, usb-uhci, uhci are attempted but blacklisted, neofb does get loaded, but finds the framebuffer in use.