November 25th, Once you have become the root user, I would caution you to not go outside the bounds of the instructions below, you can and should experiment with commands as your “normal” user, but don’t experiment as root. Otherwise, if you have an rc. If you have trouble unpacking the file, see the troubleshooting section for this. Now, see if you have achieved association by typing iwconfig again.

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You can verify that the old driver was moved by typing: Remember, this guide applies only to version 0. It will not do any configuration for you.

acx – Debian Wiki

It’s virtually impossible these days to find that the tar program has not been installed, you would have had to dig deep to eliminate it at install time, and you would most likely have been warned not to do that. Chad de Lange 21 1 2.

All the other steps appear to be unnecessary, and they are quite difficult to achieve with a fresh install of dapper, since Internet access is likely not available due to this very problem, and a lot of stuff needs to be downloaded, and packages fetched. The most common cause is incorrect or missing firmware, please revisit the section in the acx team’s readme acx Menu items for this are typically: At this point there should be a file named acx So, please, read and understand: You’ll now need to mount the medium you used previously to store the lnux code tarball and copy llinux move it to a directory on your Linux partition.


drivers – How do I get a Texas Instruments ACX wireless card working? – Ask Ubuntu

If you’ve already compiled some other kernel module, or an older version of the acx source code before on your current Linux installation, then your build environment is most likely fine, and outside of verifying the presence of the wireless axx111, this step is not necessary, so you can skip ahead if you like.

If you’re using the email address at the top of cax111 page to let me know that the compile failed, then please include the entire output afx111 the failed compile by cutting and pasting it from the console to your email client linkx add it as an attachment. At this point your driver has been completely compiled and installed.

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. Join our community today! Next, change to your home directory in your now non-root console by typing: I recommend you leave the rest of the lines alone for now. If there is no output from that command and you are simply returned to your command prompt, then no axx111 is already installed and you should proceed on to the next section.

USB device owners, for now, you’ll just have to trust your model number, since at this time there is only one USB device available that uses the acx chipset that I’m aware of: All times are GMT While lunux necessary for compiling, you will absolutely need them to configure and test your device. Since ahallubuntu just shared his ‘first-hand’ experience with the card and he is an experienced usermaybe I can’t or shouldn’t give you much hope.


This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Best Regards for all. When the time comes to configure your card for your particular distribution, we’ll be forking due to the differences in the way various distributions handle network and wireless configuration. Originally Posted by varunendra. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate.

Post as a guest Name. Once you have prepared the kernel source, return to the acx top-level source directory, type: Anything is fair game.

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Now prepare the kernel source, type: Join Date Jul Beans 2, November 23rd, 7. If you really want to be sure, run lspci on its own to get a description of the device. I’ll just have to ask you to send it in my emails back to you.