In any case, the firmware we’ve downloaded needs to go into a directory corresponding to its version, namely ‘1. Compaq touchscreen protocol output [ So, on that system, the IP address returned for wlan0 was In keeping with this warning, I do not want to hear from people trying to use earlier versions and WEP with their acx devices. To verify that it succeeded you may type: Originally Posted by MXzor. For ACX , specific firmware is needed.

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Join Date Jun Posts So, on that system, the IP address returned for wlan0 was If you still can’t turn up anything that looks like lunux package manager, try running: Comparing the iwconfig output for both cards it would appear that the Airlink card shoud work That’s about the end of my bag-o-tricks for troubleshooting these devices.

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Texas Instruments ACX 54Mbps Wireless Interface – Without NDISWrapper?

Sign up using Facebook. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. If lspci returns what you think is your acx device with a lot of f’s on it’s line, and you’re using a CardBus PCMCIA card, then see the troubleshooting section for this.

I have downloaded the firmware you mentioned lknux have it ready to be renamed to make it operational I found that it works somewhat better with firmware 1.


Donations to the project will be used to further it’s development, testing and feature-set, so please, if you are able, make a donation. Registered protocol family 2 [ There exist two output formats: After driving myself nearly insane trying to get ndiswrapper to work the instructions here https: If you still do not get a scan, skip down a couple of 111 to the discussion about examining the log.

However, it is an open source project so you can take a look and see how generic it is. Understand though, that if any linud interface in your machine is using DHCP, that the contents of that file will re-written when that interface obtains it’s DHCP ‘lease’.

Texas Instruments ACX100/TNETW1100, ACX111/TNETW1130, ACX100USB, TNETW1450 devices

I strongly recommend that all users with 2. Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. If the scan completed successfully and you see your access point listed, then try to associate again, first, type: Originally Posted by GaTk dhclient fails and wireless assistant cannot find my router Local APIC address ax [ 0.

What error messages do you get?

RHEL5 Texas Instruments ACX 54Mbps Wireless

If you don’t see your distribution listed, then you can assume that I tried and was not successful using their tools. The previous names containing dashes are nearly universal across distros for their respective package names. On some distributions the command would be: I have scoured the Inet to no avail for a utility to read and save firmware Once you have it up and running, use the search facility if there is one and search on “kernel-source” which seems to be nearly universal as the package name for the kernel sources, once found, install it.


What we’re looking for are messages related to the activities of the driver and device in lknux to associate with your access point, here’s an excerpt from my log showing a successful association from start to finish:. Since ndiswrapper uses a Windows driver, that is much like using it in Windows.

In both cases the driver is the original one, from the installation CD, installed with ndiswrapper given from the ubuntu distribution for Puppy i used Puppy’s SMS taking care to choose the XP driver the others don’t work. I just installed ubuntu Remember, this guide applies only to version 0. In the meantime, you can still use these devices and get the most recent possible revisions of the driver by going to: