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[ale] Wifi problem with Linux

Just a thought, do you have a wireless key associated w/ your home
network, and maybe did not comment that out when setting up for the

On 8/15/05, Jim Lynch <ale_nospam at fayettedigital.com> wrote:
> 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
> another story.
> 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.
> Jim.
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 - Dave