WUSB-11 and Fedora.

I followed the installation instructions at

After installation
[]$ dmesg
hub.c: new USB device 00:07.2-2, assigned address 4
usbdfu.c: Downloading firmware for USB device 4...
usb.c: USB disconnect on device 00:07.2-2 address 4
[]$ iwconfig
lo        no wireless extensions.
eth0      no wireless extensions.

Clearly the Linksys wusb-11 device have been found but somehow disconnects atgain.
Anyone using Lynksys Wireles-B   *Wusb-11) USB network adapter and got it working?

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shivsaConnect With a Mentor Commented:
The driver init messages show up, but you don't see the MAC address line in syslog:
    * If you've used uhci.o or usb-uhci.o as the USB host controller driver, try the other one.
    * Enable debugging in usbdfu.o, e.g. by executing
modprobe usbdfu debug=1
      Try again. If the last line in syslog is
usbdfu.c: scanning unclaimed devices
      try to either use uhci.o or try an external hub.
dryzoneAuthor Commented:
This is irrelevant as the device
e.g. \dev\wlan0
is not even created.
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could u try this. i got it from the same page u have given,

iwconfig says
no wireless extensions for wlan0

Check that the wireless extensions are enabled in your kernel. (CONFIG_NET_RADIO=y). If they are you should have a /proc/net/wireless.
dryzoneAuthor Commented:
It is there, but no entries.
[]# cat /proc/net/wireless
Inter-| sta-|   Quality        |   Discarded packets               | Missed
 face | tus | link level noise |  nwid  crypt   frag  retry   misc | beacon
and check yours link too.

i suppose installation did not go well. u might wanna try reinstalling the drivers.
dryzoneAuthor Commented:
I installed it several times over 5 different machines with no errors during installation

[]$ modprobe usbdfu debug=1

No errors returned
Plugged the wireless usb lan adapter out and in again and got

hub.c: new USB device 00:07.2-2, assigned address 5
usbdfu.c: Downloading firmware for USB device 5...
usb.c: USB disconnect on device 00:07.2-2 address 5
dryzoneAuthor Commented:
Additional info:
Trying to load another another USB object.
BTW:usb-uhci.o is loaded.

[]# insmod /lib/modules/2.4.22-1.2115.nptl/kernel/drivers/usb/host/uhci.o
/lib/modules/2.4.22-1.2115.nptl/kernel/drivers/usb/host/uhci.o: init_module: No such device
Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including invalid IO or IRQ parameters.
      You may find more information in syslog or the output from dmesg
there are problem with this usb-uhci.o and it disconect device somehow. it s recommended on some site to use
uhci.o. or load the latest patches for these.
dryzoneAuthor Commented:
I did a reboot and suddenly it came alive as the kernel recognised it.....heck I did not do anything else or different or instruct any more insmods by means of a script at boot-up?

at76c503.c: Generic Atmel at76c503/at76c505 routines v0.11beta6
usbdfu.c: USB Device Firmware Upgrade (DFU) handler v0.11beta6
usb.c: registered new driver usbdfu
at76c505-rfmd2958.c: Atmel at76c505 (RFMD 2958) Wireless LAN Driver v0.11beta6
usb.c: registered new driver at76c505-rfmd2958
at76c503.c: $Id: at76c503.c,v 1.35 2003/07/30 06:31:51 jal2 Exp $ compiled Dec  6 2003 16:23:55
at76c503.c: firmware version 1.101.0 #86 (fcs_len 4)
at76c503.c: device's MAC 00:0c:41:56:08:3e, regulatory domain FCC (U.S) (id 16)
divert: allocating divert_blk for wlan0
at76c503.c: registered wlan0

doing  iwconfig wlan0,
 I now get

[]# iwconfig wlan0
wlan0     IEEE 802.11-DS  ESSID:"okuwlan"  Nickname:"okuwlan"
          Mode:Ad-Hoc  Channel:10  Cell: 00:00:00:00:00:00  
          Bit Rate:11Mb/s  
          RTS thr=1536 B   Fragment thr=1536 B  
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality:0  Signal level:0  Noise level:0
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0

Regarding http://at76c503a.berlios.de/
What is "your_ssid mode" and "your_mode" in the command below.
  iwconfig wlan0 essid your_ssid mode your_mode

Which means it is up and running as a network adapter.
It does not see the base station yet and I guess it needs an IP number first. That part is easy.

I will give you the points as the correspondence solved it, but what solved it I honestly do not know.

Would you give me just a short pointer towards configuring it. to be able to ping any machine on the network through the access point?

dryzoneAuthor Commented:
I configured it and it works flawlessly. Just gave it another IP address and I could SSH into the machine through both the ehternet card and the WUSB-11, without a glitch.

Thanks for the help, don't know what we did but it helped and solved the problem.
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