I was just going to buy a second-hand RTL, but that will be another card after reading this. Then you will need the install disc that came with the network adapter. I just checked if this was fixed in the Natty beta. After doing a “yum update” and updating all packages since the fresh f12 install which included the kernel package , I have yet to hit this bug. Btw do you own a realtek branded one? December 25th, 6.

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It appears some versions of this adapter use a Broadcom chipset, in which case you can solve your problem by installing these packages from a terminal:.

They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. I have to add the driver via the “ndisgtk” which finds the card.

[ubuntu] Belkin F5D can’t get drivers loaded

I’ve repeatedly read about how it is necessary to report an upstream bug, but has anyone done it? All times are GMT I just checked if this was fixed in the Natty beta. I am not sure of the exact chipset the card uses, but I know that it is driver rtl that causes the freeze, and when I blacklist that driver, ubuntu boots normally, but obviously the wifi card does not work.


Very Very new to Linux, built the computer myself not bad for a 57 year old disabled nurse but I’ve always hated hated windows. A concerted complaint from every distro accompagnied by a blacklist would probably be more efficient. In Red Hat BugzillaSkippy skippy-redhat-bugs wrote on Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

Unsupported series, setting status to “Won’t Fix”. Declined for Maverick by Jeremy Foshee.

Card works fine in windows so not a hardware fault. Make a note of freq Then type: IIRC, when I try using the driver manually, it doesn’t work. In Red Hat BugzillaSteven steven-redhat-bugs wrote on Sign up using Email and Password. System remains stable and functional Additional info: This is what it said:.

Although we aim to fix as many bugs as possible during every release’s lifetime, sometimes those efforts are overtaken by events. Why is the firmware missing for my Belkin F5D wireless adapter? The information about this bug in Launchpad is automatically pulled daily from the remote bug.

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Contents Introduction Find and download ubunti Install driver file Check for proper install Setup to load for boot ubbuntu.


Got it connected once but it dropped it a minute or so later. This behavior also happens in Fedora I would just like to note that I am getting the exact same problem. Turns out this new icon does not report the network status correctly-I actually was connected to wifi and didn’t even know!

EXE file is that you can actually open it as a. This is what it said: If i try to connect to a Wep netwrok i get a freeze and have to hard power cycle the machine to get it back. My work around is to reload from CD the 9.

Seems that this adds another level of complexity which I am sure I am screwing up the instructions. Hope this helps you. Having a Zyxel G v3, I can confirm this bug. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I am willing to go out and get a f5d700 adapter if there is a brand which is a slam dunk in simplistic installation.

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