Friday, January 11, 2008

usb wireless md40900 dongle on ubuntu gutsy with WPA2

Friday, January 11, 2008 Posted by Andre Broers , 3 comments
After installing ubuntu gutsy I discovered that my usb wireless wasn't working. I solved the problem with the following steps:

first download the windows driver from www.medion.de  :

http://www1.medion.de/site/service_~u~_support/treiber_~u~_updates/?op=detail&id=1853&type=treiber&lang=de

extract the driver and put it on a memory stick. When the downloaded exe is started it will extract the drivers to c:Medion . Copy the c:MedionDriver directory including 4 files on the memory stick. The files should start with WlanUIG.* .

Now install the software:

sudo apt-get install ndiswrapper-common
sudo apt-get install --force-yes ndiswrapper-util

add the following lines to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist because these drivers won't work:

---
blacklist islsm_pci
blacklist islsm
blacklist islsm_usb
blacklist prism2_usb
blacklist rtl8187
blacklist r8187b
blacklist r8187
blacklist prism54usb
blacklist prism54pci
blacklist p54usb
blacklist p54pci
---

Now it is time to install the ndis drivers. Insert the memorystick in the machine. It will be mounted on /media/disk1 in my situation. cd to the directory /media/disk1/Driver and issue the following statements:

sudo ndiswrapper -i WlanUIG.inf
sudo ndiswrapper -l

wlanuig : driver installed
device (0CDE:0006) present (alternate driver: p54usb)

sudo modprobe ndiswrapper
dmesg
[   63.799356] ndiswrapper version 1.45 loaded (smp=yes)
[   63.926769] usb 5-3.4: reset high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 6
[   64.047713] ndiswrapper: driver wlanuig (,11/15/2004, 3.03.13.0) loaded
[   65.846130] wlan0: ethernet device 00:60:b3:b3:0a:78 using NDIS driver: wlanuig, version: 0x3030d, NDIS version: 0x501, vendor: 'NB 802.11g Wireless LAN USB Adapter(3886)', 0CDE:0006.F.conf
[   65.846188] wlan0: encryption modes supported: WEP; TKIP with WPA, WPA2, WPA2PSK; AES/CCMP with WPA, WPA2, WPA2PSK
[   65.846231] usbcore: registered new interface driver ndiswrapper

sudo ndiswrapper -m        //this will load the ndiswrapper module at startup.

Now it is time to configure the new wlan0 interface with the network-admin application in the Ubuntu GUI.

After all the parameter are set your /etc/network/interfaces file should look like this:

---
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

iface wlan0 inet dhcp
wireless-essid <your ssid>   #this line I had to add due to a Bug#403316
wpa-psk <your key>
wpa-driver wext
wpa-key-mgmt WPA-PSK
wpa-proto WPA2
wpa-ssid <your ssid>

auto wlan0
---

I had to add one line the interfaces file manually.

after this I issued a:
sudo /etc/init.d/networking stop
sudo /etc/init.d/networking start

And my wireless usb dongle does the job. (After a reboot it comes up automatic)

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