If you’re using a CardBus card, then it’s also possible that the card is not enabled or powered on. On some distributions the command would be: Email Required, but never shown. Before unpacking it, change it’s owner to your normal username, type: Be sure to substitute your “normal” username in the appropriate place in that command.

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If, on the other hand, you are using a kernel that you compiled and installed yourself, then it’s likely you left out something important and will need to re-compile it with the proper wireless networking support.

If not, look for packages related to “development”, verify which contains the compiler, and install. Sign up using Facebook. Chipsets internal to these devices have and will change unannounced, you must verify before continuing in order to save yourself the acx1111 of trying to use the wrong driver with your device.

Craig’s ACX100/111 Guide for Linux

If you still can’t turn up anything that looks like a package manager, try running: If you’re having trouble unpacking the acx source code tarball, then you’re probably getting an error message returned from the tar command. Donations to the lihux will be used to further it’s development, testing and feature-set, so please, if you are able, make a donation.

In any case, the firmware we’ve downloaded needs to go into a directory corresponding to its llnux, namely ‘1.

That’s about the end of my bag-o-tricks for troubleshooting these devices. If you’ve come to this section of the Troubleshooting area it can llinux mean you’re having trouble either finding and running your distro’s ‘package manager’ or trouble using it to determine whether the kernel-source, development and wireless-tools packages are installed or having trouble using it to install them.


Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Debian server FC6 Laptop Posts: These notes aim to be the shortest and most concise description of how to get the device to work under the stated platform. November 22nd, 4.

Using Texas Instruments’ ACX 111 Wireless Devices in Ubuntu Dapper 6.06

Install the firmware For ACXspecific firmware is needed. I recommend you go to your access point’s setup and set it to broadcast it’s ssid, non-broadcasting stations are not exactly “hidden” from those who want to see them, so this kind of “security” measure is dubious at best. acx1111

The lspci -n command should be considered completely authoritative since those numbers are how the driver determines whether you have a supported device. The most common cause is incorrect or missing firmware, please revisit the section in the acx team’s readme acx Otherwise, if you have an rc.

You may not have all of them in your Windows’ driver, just copy the ones that you do have.

drivers – How do I get a Texas Instruments ACX wireless card working? – Ask Ubuntu

Understand that this is not exactly how things should really be done, but appears to be a necessary hack to compile this driver module on SuSE 9. Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. 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.


If you are using Ubuntu 6. When you decide to upgrade to a newer version of the acx driver, after running make and make installbe sure to replace the “acx Next, you’ll want to try to ping a host on the internet by name, type: Once you’ve got this source file, create a new directory to contain the files and unpack the archive with commands similar to these: Once you have become the root user, I would caution you to not go outside the bounds of the instructions below, you can and should experiment with commands as your “normal” user, but don’t experiment as root.

Page History Login to edit. To add that line you can type: Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. I’m not going to repeat here all of the fine documentation that’s been included in your distribution to help you learn to mount and umount various media in Linux.

If that’s the case, then type exit followed by: On wlan0’s second line is a field called ac1x11 Point: Then, make sure you have a matching.