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hekke
19th August 2007, 05:14 PM
Hi,

I'm a SUSE user but since it can't detect my WIFIcard I'm planning to switch to fedora c7.
I downded it and when I try the install I must choose my chipset or something. I have a Packard Bel Easynot SB. I went through the list but my chipset is not in it. Ay help?

Tnx

Hekke

leigh123linux
19th August 2007, 05:24 PM
try

su-
lspci



[root@localhost ~]# su -
[root@localhost ~]# lspci
00:00.0 Memory controller: nVidia Corporation CK804 Memory Controller (rev a3)
00:01.0 ISA bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 ISA Bridge (rev a3)
00:01.1 SMBus: nVidia Corporation CK804 SMBus (rev a2)
00:02.0 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation CK804 USB Controller (rev a2)
00:02.1 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation CK804 USB Controller (rev a3)
00:06.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation CK804 IDE (rev f2)
00:07.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation CK804 Serial ATA Controller (rev f3)
00:08.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation CK804 Serial ATA Controller (rev f3)
00:09.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 PCI Bridge (rev a2)
00:0a.0 Bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 Ethernet Controller (rev a3)
00:0b.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 PCIE Bridge (rev a3)
00:0c.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 PCIE Bridge (rev a3)
00:0d.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 PCIE Bridge (rev a3)
00:0e.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 PCIE Bridge (rev a3)
00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration
00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller
00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control
01:07.0 Network controller: RaLink RT2500 802.11g Cardbus/mini-PCI (rev 01)
01:09.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs SB Live! EMU10k1 (rev 0a)
01:09.1 Input device controller: Creative Labs SB Live! Game Port (rev 0a)
05:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G70 [GeForce 7600 GT] (rev a1)
[root@localhost ~]#


If you post your output I will see if I can help

hekke
19th August 2007, 07:36 PM
Hi,

I just checked my laptop and did lspci. Here's the output:


linux-8qkb:/home/hekke # lspci

00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)

00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PCI Express Root Port (rev 03)

00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI #4 (rev 03)

00:1a.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI #5 (rev 03)

00:1a.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI #2 (rev 03)

00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03)

00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 03)

00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 03)

00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 3 (rev 03)

00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 4 (rev 03)

00:1c.5 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 6 (rev 03)

00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI #1 (rev 03)

00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI #2 (rev 03)

00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI #3 (rev 03)

00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI #1 (rev 03)

00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev f3)

00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile LPC Interface Controller (rev 03)

00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation Mobile IDE Controller (rev 03)

00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation Mobile SATA IDE Controller (rev 03)

00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 03)

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation Unknown device 0425 (rev a1)

02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Unknown device 4229 (rev 61)

06:00.0 Multimedia video controller: Conexant Unknown device 8852 (rev 02)

07:00.0 SATA controller: JMicron Technologies, Inc. JMicron 20360/20363 AHCI Controller (rev 02)

08:00.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Unknown device 4353 (rev 14)

09:01.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd Unknown device 0832
09:01.1 Generic system peripheral [Class 0805]: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter (rev 19)

09:01.2 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd Unknown device 0843 (rev 01)
09:01.3 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter (rev 0a)

I sure hope u can help.

Tnx
Hekke

leigh123linux
19th August 2007, 07:56 PM
I believe your wifi card is this model ( Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN )

http://www.intel.com/network/connectivity/products/wireless/wireless_n/overview.htm

And there is a howto here ( check the forum first to see if there is a fedora method )

http://intellinuxwireless.org/?p=iwlwifi&n=howto-iwlwifi


you will need to install a 3D driver for the nvidia card ( GeForce 8600 ? )


su -
rpm -ivh http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release-7.rpm
yum install kmod-nvidia
nvidia-config-display enable
service nvidia restart

hekke
20th August 2007, 08:06 AM
Yes,

Thank you but that was actually not my prob. I already went to intellinuxwireles but I can't install the mac 80211 subsystem. Now I want to try to install Fedora. I boot from cdrom and I choose language, then keyboard. Then he tells me there is no driver found (I don't know what it's for) and I need a disk or I have to select it from list. In this list there are drivers for USB, SATA. I have the Micron SATA controller as you can see in the output of lspci. This is not in the list. I'm not even sure that the driver is used for SATA. I don't have proper i-net acces because I'm on a ship till december and we have a satelite connection but the bandwith is limited on my workstation and some sites are blocked (the bastards!!!!). I hope this reply will provide you enough explanation to help me solve my problem.

Tnx

Hekke

leigh123linux
20th August 2007, 08:20 AM
Yes,

Thank you but that was actually not my prob. I already went to intellinuxwireles but I can't install the mac 80211 subsystem. Now I want to try to install Fedora. I boot from cdrom and I choose language, then keyboard. Then he tells me there is no driver found (I don't know what it's for) and I need a disk or I have to select it from list. In this list there are drivers for USB, SATA. I have the Micron SATA controller as you can see in the output of lspci. This is not in the list. I'm not even sure that the driver is used for SATA. I don't have proper i-net acces because I'm on a ship till december and we have a satelite connection but the bandwith is limited on my workstation and some sites are blocked (the bastards!!!!). I hope this reply will provide you enough explanation to help me solve my problem.

Tnx

Hekke


the mac sub system is already compiled into the kernel I believe.

try

su -
modprobe mac80211

for drivers for sata try " ata_piix " & " ahci "


http://linux-ata.org/driver-status.html


2. Hardware support
Intel ICH "IDE" mode
Driver name: ata_piix

Summary: No TCQ/NCQ. Looks like a PATA controller, but with a few added, non-standard SATA port controls. Hardware does not support hotplug. "Warmplug" support is possible.

Update: ICH6/7/8 include support for addressing the SATA PHY registers. This is not yet supported in Linux, mainly because some BIOS do not fill in the necessary (PCI BAR) resources.

Update: Boot-time, probe-time issues continue to persist in some cases, related to the "PCS" register. The ata_piix driver in 2.6.18 and later provides a "force_pcs" module option to help users deal with this (values: 0=default, 1=ignore PCS, 2=honor PCS). Play around with 'force_pcs' if you have device detection problems.

AHCI (newer Intel ICH, ULi, others)
Driver name: ahci

Summary: Full NCQ support, full SATA control including hotplug and PM.

Note1: AHCI specification is completely open.

Note2: ATI, Intel, JMicron, NVIDIA, SiS, ULi and VIA are currently known to have deployed AHCI in their chipsets.

Hopefully others will follow. AHCI is a nice, open design.

hekke
21st August 2007, 03:44 PM
Hi, me again. The mac80211 isn't loaded in the kernel (SUSE 10.2). Idowned it and when I install it I have to do #make menuconfig and activate the mac 80211 subsystem. I do this and when I reboot X won't start. Now I have done a fresh install but I won't install the subsystem because I don't want to reinstall SUSE again (slow i-net). I looked for the driver ata_piix and ahci but I didn't find it otherwise I would have installed Fedora. Getting crazy here............

Tnx

Hekke