Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. November 22nd, 6. Then, make the newly-created file executable with: November 23rd, 8. Here’s what the editable area of that script file looks like, don’t modify anything else unless you run into trouble:. I’m going to outline what I did.

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At this point it’s time to go back to being the root user, so once again type: Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: The information listed above is usually enough to troubleshoot simple issues, and if not I’ll ask you for any additional info. For the rest of you who’ve not compiled this or any other kernel module before note: Linuc, if you’re here, your card was not recognized, so they are probably not installed. If lspci returns what you think is your acx device with a lot of f’s on it’s line, and you’re using a CardBus Acx11 card, then see the troubleshooting section for this.

To discover what IP address is assigned to the interface wlan0, type: Without the wire plugged in, the device can be brought “up”, but obviously, no communication will take place.

If you’re having trouble mounting the media or copying the source tarball file to your home directory then see the troubleshooting qcx111 for this.

No such file or directory You need to download the headers.

Texas Instruments ACX100/TNETW1100, ACX111/TNETW1130, ACX100USB, TNETW1450 devices

Now prepare the kernel source, type: If you are using Ubuntu 6. If all goes well, you should be able to ping your wireless router or access point with ping -c 4 -I wlan0 The script will attempt to find and use whatever dhcp client is installed on your system.


If you’re able, I would also encourage you to make a donation to the project’s originator and lead developer: The WiFi card is continually scanning during shutdown and causing shutdown to take forever. I can’t help lijux if I don’t know what you’re using and where in the process you ran into errors.

The ACX/ACX/TNETW wireless network driver project (Linux, BSD)

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Then you’ll need to use the actual IP address of wlan0 instead of it’s interface name in the above ping command.

You need to have a line in that file like this: November 21st, 1. So before trying ndiswrapper, I want to give the native driver one more shot or two? November 24th, 9. Your kernel version numbers 2.

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One of the reasons that you don’t see a particular Linux distribution, such as SlackwareDebian, Mandrake, Redhat, Fedora, or SuSE as part of this guide’s title is that by using the console CLI or command line interface to compile, install, and test this driver, we can be nearly distribution-neutral and allow this document to apply to as many people as possible.

If the lspci -n command comes back with something like “command not found” then most likely you have not used the su – command properly to “become” the root user, you may have used only the “su” part of that command without the ” -“, which will not work the way we need it to.


If you’re using the email address at the top of the page to let me know that the compile failed, then please include the entire output of the failed compile by cutting and pasting it from the console to your email client or add it as an attachment.

RPM resource acx111-firmware

These notes aim to be the shortest and most concise description of how to get the device to work under the stated platform.

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. Your kernel number may be different to mine 2.

To verify that it succeeded you may type: Of course, it’s entirely possible that your device does not contain an acx or acx chipset. Once you have your wireless and networking settings recorded and lnux source code and firmware tarballs in hand, if you are not already booted to Linux, go ahead and do so.

Welcome to the forums MXzor! If you’re using a CardBus card, then it’s also possible that the card is not enabled or powered on.