In all cases, I can get the wireless adapter to light up, and I can find a wireless network. Last one I bought worked great on bit, but is all sorts of fail on bit, unfortunately. Works out of the box in Breezy via the madwifi linux-restricted-kernel that is included by default. Results 1 to 10 of I’m having a hard time finding a mini usb wifi adapter that will work on bit. Solution involves blacklisting certain kernel modules for the ra and installing the drivers from ralinktech.

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I tried the device on two different Ubuntu systems one 32bit and one 64bit and achieved the same pinux on each. But for my sake of sanity I hit the wifi button on the laptop that is supposed to turn off the internal and although the light kept going the internal shut off.

I figure it will be better supported maybe a year from now.

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May 4th, Used Linux Ubuntu 2. No zdrw kernel module in Edgy and newer Ubuntu releases. May 2nd, 7. Visit the following links: I can confirm the wifi itself works as I am typing from my laptop connected to it as we speak Sure then I had a little conflict with the lnux wifi still being on and trying to keep control.


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Configuring ndiswrapper the open-source program that uses Windows drivers to make hardware work in LinuxI used the Windows XP, and 98 drivers, all of which worked equally poorly. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. I had previously given up on this netgear wifi dongle but recently got it going. All times are GMT Now several boots later and I am solely using this new N adapter! By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. For that price, I was willing to take a chance on it. Kernel panics on initial install, see instructions here for addtional installation steps: Partners Aiirlink101 Community Ubuntu.

Doing the instructions in Ubuntu was fairly straightforward.

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So for anyone looking into the Airlink AWLL adapter It is a great way of adding N for those who are looking at running N but have an antiquated internal card that can’t wirelesss upgraded. Sign up using Email and Password.


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Post as a guest Name. Driver automatically updates for each kernel. Rebooted same kernel panic!

Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? March 21st, 4. Went to the wiki of supported cards and selected Airlink Could this be causing the kernel to be using the wrong driver for the card? No – It doesn’t work at all, has degraded performance, or requires manual configuration to make it work. Email Required, qirlink101 never shown.