--- sktsee <sktsee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-02-15 at 11:56 -0800, Leonard
> Chatagnier wrote:
> > --- sktsee <sktsee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Thu, 2008-02-14 at 09:13 -0800, Leonard
> > > Chatagnier wrote:
> > >
> > > [snip]
> > > > >
> > > > Thanky so much. I'll check them all to see if
> > > rt*
> > > > mods are listed and maybe try out the alt DVD
> > > as
> > > > I'm trying out the 4th install and still find
> > > > hanging at certain spots in the install
> > > > portion which I don't think it should do.
> > > trying
> > > > the linux generic ipo the 2.2.22.-14 generic
> > > I
> > > > remember you saying was the only one that
> > > for
> > > > you and your wifi card. I let the list know
> > > > happens. Thanks for the needed help.
> > > >
> > > The wireless (rt*) modules are located in the
> > > linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.22-14-[flavor] (flavor
> > > being generic, i386,
> > > server, etc.). After installation, check to see
> > > that package is
> > > installed. If not, you should be able to install
> > > from the cd, as it's
> > > included on the cdimage according to the file
> > > manifest.
> > >
> > Thanks for offering help and info, sktsee. I know
> > your saying and I myself find it hard to believe
> > wasnj't there. I just now closed this thread out
> > a solved reply. You might want to read it. You'll
> > find it hard to believe. I know the module is
> > for the kernel I installed. It was the same
> kernel I
> > was running with a NIC card before I switched to a
> > wifi card that I got working but had other issues.
> > just wasn't on my HDD after the first install and
> > couldn't find it on the cd using a root shell,
> > updatedb, locate and just manually searching the
> > There may be a better way but I don't know it.
> > Not even sure I know how to install a module from
> > alt CD, and would like to know for sure. Is it any
> > more specific than doing a "sudo aptitude install
> > rt61pci.ko" I installed all the other programs
> > the cd failed to install using that format.
> > Thanks for your input,
> The rt61pci.ko module is located along with other
> ndiswrapper wireless
> modules in the package
> linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.22-14-generic. So in
> order to install it, you would do "sudo aptitude
> linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.22-14-generic" Apparently,
> that package was
> skipped over during your installation, hence that's
> why the rt* modules
> weren't on your system after the installation
> finished. I was just
> pointing out that you can install those drivers
> manually from the
> linux-ubuntu-module package located on the cdimage
> if they don't get
> installed during the initial installation.
> Anyway, glad to see you finally got it going.
Thanks for the comeback. I would not have been able to
install it without the above info. Appreciate the
BTW, you do understand that the proper
/lib/modules/uname-r/etc was installed but it just
didn't contain the rt61pci module in the listing.
Not trying to be argumentive just want to be sure you
understand what happened exactly and how strang and
seemingly impossible to happen. YFI, no need to reply
unless you have more to say.
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