Older pages about these cards mention that there are two kinds of WG cards. The temporary pop-up messages for ethernet and wireless appeared again and in the terminal I got the message “nm-applet-Message: I managed to get the Network Manager icon to show in the Panel. Since I wanted to set up wireless between my Linux laptops, I naturally wanted wireless cards with decent Linux support. How do I make it work? One of my laptops was bundled with a WG card, and it worked quite well with the Prism54 drivers.
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So, we can see here that I DO have pcmcia running and that support is built into the kernel. Once done, everything works well.
WGT | Product | Support | NETGEAR
First, download and build ndiswrapper. No IRQ known for interrupt pin B of device So Network Manager appears to be running in the background but I can’t interact with it. This situation’s a little different than built-in laptop hardware. Linyx incorporating the latest Patches for the kernel upgrading to v.
NetGear WG511 on Linux
The temporary pop-up messages for ethernet and wireless appeared again and in the terminal I got the message “nm-applet-Message: This card has worked without configuration on Dapper,Edgy and Feisty until updated 17th March No Doesn’t work with Now I am very happy not using Winblows and using my Linux laptop with wireless internet. Works with ndiswrapper and mav2.
Also try saving the network configuration in Network Manager by manually creating a connection there as follows: Download the last version of the http: I managed to get the Network Manager icon to show in the Panel. From the looks of wg511, all sorts of people are having this problem.
This card is based on the Marvell chipset, and at the moment there are no native Linux drivers available. When I type that in nothing happens.
It’s been reported on the Fedora mailing list that the bad card Marvell chipset may work reliably using driverloadera commercial product from Linuxant. I did not have the problem reported by Andrei Magureanu.
Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Network Manager now seems to be running: Does anybody know why everything stopped linus choosing WEP?
Hardware problem with Netgear Mbps Wireless PC Card WGT
You need to log in to change this bug’s status. Visit the following links: And yes, keep the ethernet wg511 unplugged while trying all this.
My previous post about the WG got cut off. Find More Posts by Brian1. Netgear chose to make this more difficult that it should have been, by having several very different cards sharing virtually ijf same packaging and label. Tim Gardner timg-tpi wrote on Page History Login to edit.
I used the drivers at Linuxant.
The Netgear WG511 Wireless PC Card and Linux
The bad card uses the Marvell chipset, and is somewhat easy to get half-working in Linux, but damned near impossible to get working reliably. Any chance of someone helping us new linux users by writing a step by step wb511t book about installing this PCMCIA card?
You mentioned disconnecting the ethernet. Apart from above, try a driver parameter in Ubuntu as follows: