Changed eth0 entry -from- iface eth0 inet static address We were talking about this tonight at our pre-LUG meeting dinner. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Find More Posts by penguintutor. If you have the broadcom-sta-common package installed it blacklists the b43 driver which is required for wireless.

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End Edit If you can find a Windows driver for the card, maybe on the Dell site, ndiswrapper might work. Dekl demo mode supported [ I looked this up on Google, though, and it looks like a card that you need to stick in a PC card slot, not something that would be built in to the laptop.

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I don’t think lsusb will help, but here it is: Changed eth0 entry -from- iface eth0 inet static address I also went ahead and ran the following: Linux Power User Bundle.

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WEP supported, bit key [ If you need dsll reset your password, click here. If the card were completely disabled, I don’t think wireless networks would even show up in the list.

According to the specs PDFit came with Dell-branded wireless card, but, I was unable to track down in the time I was willing to devote to it who manufactured the card for Dell.

Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? To check what card is installed use the command: Please post the output of Code:. Find More Posts by StinkyB.

Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Dell Latitude C has no sound on Slackware Here’s the output of lshw -C Network: The C didn’t come with Wireless as standard, but iwfi a slot for a mini-wireless card.

I have chopped it short for brevity.

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Also, in the network manager menu, “Enable Wireless” is aifi. Ubuntu, Mandriva, Redhat and Fedora Posts: Visit the following links: Oh – and one more thing Last edited by frankbell; at Dell Latitude C won’t connect to any wireless network.


BB code is On. Bus Device I then opened the wifi card cover on the laptop don’t know why I didn’t do this sooner and copied down everything that was on there.

Hello, Everyone – This is my first post in this forum, and I feel compelled to reply as I would not have been able to get this resolved without the prior work of everyone else in this thread – thank you, all – beezum88, TobiSGD, frankbell, penguintutor. It just never finishes trying to connect. If you have the broadcom-sta-common package installed it blacklists the b43 driver which is required for wireless.

I realise that this thread is now over 6 months xell, but this may help if anyone has this problem in future: Any ideas on what we can do?