The only solution on other distros is to build the driver from the ipw sourceforge site, and I have never successfully gotten that working. Originally Posted by nicehill Hi, I followed exactly the procedure to install ipw 1 I upgraded my Kernel to 2. It will only work using my home Windows configured router. But when I found no other way, I ventured to get things done with sourceforge. If you get a result from both commands, then each of the drivers are loade and conflicting with each other. Broadcom Corporation physical id: Well thats where I am right now….

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You are commenting using your WordPress. SP, do you have a simpler way than what I have done above? If you experience build errors, try Makefile: If you need to reset your password, click here. Written by Anonymous May 2, at 5: You can force the build to continue by adding: They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. I choose the easier way, not downloading a precompiled kernel from a third-party to update my etch to the latest.


Hi there im having problems with my drivers aswell im trying to install the drivers bt i get errors all the time this is what i did can anyone help me please? You dont need to read till your brain fails to understand that from my above post.

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Just make sure to use the 2. For more advanced trainees knstall can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. No such file or directory make: Select your device and follow the direction on screen from here.

I have given another shot, and I have gotten much further, it seems that even though I did have the kernel headers installed for my kernel…. I have a feeling that I may have messed something up when I tried to install a few weeks ago and I think I tried compile ieee It could also be that the ipw driver is conflicting somehow with the ieee subsystem.

I know that it works with Ubuntu and Ubuntu is based instal, Debian.

I patched and installed the ipw module — no problem. You should now see those ipw packages and you can install those.


I used an online forum to help unstall compile the ipw driver similar to the directions above but instead uses checkinstall to make a debian package for easy install and removal. Thanks a lot, everyone.


Find More Posts by pradns. Whenever I try to use any other router or wireless device, it will not connect. Thanks Last edited by eigernorth; at Visit the following links: Instll June 19, at The time now is Is it possible to use this guide on Ubuntu Hi miksuh, Debian is my favourite distro at any time.

If you get a result from both commands, then each of the drivers are loade and conflicting with each other. A great place to check on how people got hardware working on a particular laptop is at www.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Debian doesn’t ship with a linux-restricted-modules deb instapl Ubuntu does. For those having issues with upload speeds on your local LAN there is a patch that has been included in the newest compat-wireless testing branch. Numerous how-tos are around including on the wiki.