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The_Computer_Wizard

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#1 10 years ago

ok, so some people might remember my ongoing project with my old toshiba protege 3020ct anyway yesterday i was happy to figure out a way to get damn small linux to run on it two things im running into 1. i have a compaq pcmcia wl110 card, now i cant seem to get it to install i found a guy online who said he was able to get his wl100 by modifying the .inf file to a wl110, so im assuming the 110 should work however the only inf file i can find for it was by unpacking the exe for the xp driver off the hp website and found an inf file. however after using ndiswrapper it seems to install but when i hit "ndiswrapper -l" it shows the driver and says its not the right one (also the card does work and the computer does make a beep when i plug it in while running dsl) so if anyone could let me know how to set this up i would appreciate it 2. no sound, admittedly i havent tried doing anything with this, as im still working on the wireless issue, just figured if i was posting the one i should post em both, maybe someone would know




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#2 10 years ago

Well, I just checked the D.S.L. compatibility site, and it lists "Out-Of-Box" support for the Compaq wl110. Which means you just load up the Wireless Utility, and set it up, forget about ndiswrapper all together.

Cards That Work "Out of the Box" ... ... Compaq WL110 (which is apparently just a branded Orinocco)Source

As for the sound, try running "alsaconf" as "root" from a console.

su alsaconf

or

sudo alsaconf



The_Computer_Wizard

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#3 10 years ago

hmm thats weird considering it wasnt letting me connect... ill have to read up on the dsl website, maybe i was doing something wrong, thanks though, i must have made a typo because when i was on that list i hit ctrl+f and typed in wl110 and it found no results

anyway ill try that thing with the sound as soon as i can




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#4 10 years ago

Monster_User you are the man! turns out im just stupid and accidentally hit something i shouldnt have when i was screwing around with it, the card works perfect with no other drivers

just two things, does dsl support wpa encryption? if not its not a huge deal, i can change my router to wep, just wpa is more secure and id like to use it if i could (my searches thus far seem to be it doesnt, however i havent found a definitive "no")

also alsaconf "is not a recognized command"

if you're not sure its no biggie, i just figured id ask before i had to go to my classes, on the chance you knew it would be nice to have the answer waiting for me when i got back, verses looking it up for a while when i got back