In frustration I decided to pop in a spare 40Gig drive and install a fresh version of Ubuntu To help you couch your replies I’m actually an old programmer, but for one reason or another while I started on assembly went through C to other languages my experience on Unix solaris was with the UNIX SYS ADMIN priesthood having charge of all the dirty stuff with root and even sudo tightly controlled , thus much of the admin stuff is new to me. Don’t worry, we are not going to subject your recipient to the agony and ecstasy of the terminal; we are simply going to use it to query the system for diagnostics. This has been fine as my ‘guest’ laptop at home for some time. My Ubuntu 8 with my ndiswrapped Netgear card can connect to that, but I have not tried with the ndis system since going to See, you are already in line with Cisco’s marketing plan.
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Is the grind on these old trifocals a little off? So what does this tell us? Hi chilli I suggest you set the router to no security, detach the ethernet cable, if any and click the Network Manager icon and see if you see your network.
Interestingly iwlist scan returns: IPv6 with address fe First, wifi0 is a dummy interface used by the system.
I tried all weekend reading posts such as this http: We may safely ignore it, except to the extent that it indicates that wireless comes to life when you insert the card. IPv6 no longer relevant for mDNS.
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This has been fine as my ‘guest’ laptop at home for some time. Don’t worry, we are not going to subject your recipient to the agony and ecstasy of the terminal; we are simply going to use it to query the system for diagnostics.
Unless you can manage to find and flash firmware at version 5. Active while wifi0 is State: Withdrawing workstation service for wifi0.
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Withdrawing workstation service for eth1. I wanted to just get the Cisco going. I’ll leave out the dates n stuff but: What version of Ubuntu did you use? Some of these old PCMCIA cards don’t support WPA because either the firmware just can’t be bent to do so, or they’re so old that the manufacturer is out of business or hasn’t or won’t update the firmware because 48000lt rather sell you a new card!
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Click it and try to connect. Joining mDNS multicast group on interface eth1.
Registering new address record for fe I have been attempting this from the start, even my post before last said exactly that. In frustration I decided to pop in a spare 40Gig drive and install a fresh version of Ubuntu Hi this has been a long and frustrating experience for me and it would be much appreciated if anyone can offer advice to solve this problem.
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When I upgrade to 9. I suggest you set the router to no security, detach the ethernet cable, if any and click the Network Manager icon and see if you see your network. My wife uses her Ubuntu computer every day and doesn’t even know where the terminal is!
May I suggest, since we are trying to get the Cisco going, that we concentrate our efforts on it? While everything you wrote below worked and got results I’m actually testing the machine here at home and as a first step am attempting to attach to a test wireless lan which has no security.
I then wanted to give this laptop to a friend but found after a long trial that the WiFi access to the internet where he lives uses WPA2 TKIP protocol and I believe that the Netgear does not support this.
Wireless Interface physical id: Loopback Interface lo Ethernet Interface del Ethernet Interface eth1 Unknown Interface wifi0 both eth1 and wifi0 indicate information and statistics in the interface, and eth1 is State: I had ubuntu 8 running on an IBM Thinkpad x20 and using ndiswapper on a netgear card for that. Withdrawing address record for fe