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milesteg

Joined: 17 Jun 2008
Posts: 17

PostPosted: Mon 28 Apr 2014, 11:38    Post subject:  D-Link DWA-125
Subject description: can not get to function using precise puppy 5.7.1 retro
 

I can not seem to resolve getting my USB wifi adapter working with Precise Puppy 5.7.1 retro. The machine I am using is going off windows XP to this puppy distro. The USB wifi is D-Link DWA-125.

I have to admit, I am not a sophisticated user. Here is what I tried:
I tried the Ndiswindows using the windows XP driver I have (vendor CD). No luck there. I have also tried several of the other wireless USB drivers native to the retro load hoping one of those would work - no dice.

I can scan networks - just not connect.

I have 2+ hours into is to I thought time to ask for help. I like puppy, use it for live CD but intend to use it as main distro for this machine if I can resolve this issue.

Help appreciated. Thank you
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cthisbear

Joined: 29 Jan 2006
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Location: Sydney Australia

PostPosted: Tue 29 Apr 2014, 03:35    Post subject:  

Just posted by xanad:

http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=93474

" After many years of trying, dwl650 works in wpa with slacko560
and frisbee "

" Upgrade to 570...nothing...precise571.... ditto. :
( Slacko560 is the first (and last) distro that works! Why? :shock: "

D-Link AirPlus DWL-650

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,381513,00.asp

""""""""

D-Link DWA-125

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833127272

Yes! I realise the difference ...but So see if a Slacko560 might work.

Chris.
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