That’s why drives which you can get are for the old kernels and haven’t been updated then. February 10th, 8. No Doesn’t work “out of the box” but you can install the drivers following this instructions. I have been back and forth to madwifi-project and it confirms these drivers can operate in Master mode Act as an access point I could care less for the N speeds, I would like to scratch my existing wifi ap for internal one. No Works with ndiswrapper and WinXP driver from manufacturer’s website.

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This product was phased out on: Slight driver buginess results in occasional connection drop-outs.

Works in Breezy just configure xwa-556 from the gnome network config toolliinux it isn’t recognized during installation. The only guide I could find for getting the card to work with linux was http: Easy to Set Up, Easy to Use D-Link’s quick adapter setup wizard guides you step-by-step through the installation process. A bit of a chicken and egg question really – thinking of course of the Bears and Woods question.

Ewa-556 Source Consulting Domain Registration. Again I can load the drivers and connect to my wireless AP, here is my second attempt to set this device as an AP using madwifi’s [ root server: Unless of course the wired connection is not possible, because you are presently piggybacking the neighbour’s ISP connection.


Wireless Network Card Doesn’t Work — DWA

Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. The D-Link card was detected on boot, and the network just connected with no additional actions required.

Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. January 31st, 2.

D-Link (DWA-556) Extreme N Express Desktop PCI-E x1 Adapter (802.11b-g-n, 300Mbps) (Linux)

Installing Windows drivers via ndiswrapper reportedly fails. Connection speed average is slow and fluctuates.

Wireless network card doesn’t work. Download Windows XP driver from D-Linkinstall ndiswrapper and ndisgtk, add windows driver, should work after reboot. Once connected, you can share a high-speed Internet connection, photos, files, music, videos, printers, and storage.

I tried madwifi drivers, ndiswrapper etc etc etc. Chipset manufacturer has driver source here. Mostly everything I did was covered here: Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as linyx exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.


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Hardware Version A1 Firmware Version 1. Maximum throughput based on D-Link Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

Works out of the box Precise. I recently installed Ubuntu for the first time. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. What This Product Does Connects your PCIe compatible desktop computer to a wireless network to access a high-speed Internet connection, transfer files, and stream media from greater distances around your home or office.

Full details on getting this dwa-5556 working in Ubuntu are here and here.

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Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Works with ndiswrapper and WinXP driver from manufacturer’s website. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

Transfer rate from shared hard drive 1. Originally Posted by viggeh. Works great, but limited to 54Mbps.