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[ale] Wifi problem with Linux
- Subject: [ale] Wifi problem with Linux
- From: ale_nospam at fayettedigital.com (Jim Lynch)
- Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 09:21:15 -0400
I just got back from a long trip around the country and had my laptop
with a wireless card along to keep up with email. In a few cases I was
never able to get connected at hotels that advertised access. I wasn't
able to run Windows 'cause I screwed up the networking settings by
installing an Earthlink POS that appears to have trashed something and
now my wireless card isn't recognized by windows any longer but that's
The question is, "Is there something that would prevent me from getting
a connection on Linux?"
Also there is a wireless hot spot at a marina in St Simons that others
use all the time, I can't get a signal from either.
This is a 802.11g card. It's a Linksys card that I'm running using the
ndis software and the Win. driver with. I'm assuming it will downgrade
to the b protocol if necessary, but maybe that's it?
Thanks for any input.