Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 119927
netgear wg511 54mb card with prism chip will not work
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:39 EST
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Description of problem:
My 11mb card works fine but my 54mb card does not even light up. When
i launched network to configure it--it shows a generic prism card but
not lights come on and it will not work.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.put in netgear wg511 54mb card
Actual Results: no lights or networking
Expected Results: the card light would light up to show it is
Please tell me what i can do to help find the problem.
my prism 54g card needs firmware to be installed from the orignal cd
that came with it; have you installed such firmware ?
is the filename I had to give it (on the cd it was called isl3890.arm)
the dmesg command will show the kernel log; the driver should spew
there which filename it is expecting and failing to load
see also http://www.prism54.org/ btw; the driver is included in your
kernel already but that site might provide useful resources on how to
do the firmware etc etc
Thank you so much for your helpfulness. I install the isl3890 and
bang--it works fine. This is a lot easier than before when i had to
compile modules etc. Now, if you can just get the kernel to not
lockup when other things don't work.