Net Gear WG121 on Mandrake 10.0 Linux
Easy way of using the Net Gear WG121 on Mandrake 10.0 Linux
BOOTPROTO='dhcp' REMOTE_IPADDR='' LABEL='wg121' STARTMODE='hotplug' UNIQUE='' WIRELESS='yes' WIRELESS_ESSID='emp48' WIRELESS_KEY='' WIRELESS_MODE='Managed' WIRELESS_NICK='' WIRELESS_NWID='' DHCLIENT_MODIFY_RESOLV_CONF='yes' DHCLIENT_SET_DEFAULT_ROUTE='yes'
I downloaded the driverloader for Mandrake 2.6.3-7mdr (my kernel) from linuxant.com and installed it by double clicking on it. Then in /usr/sbin I executed dldrconfig and to the default responses to the script then open browser to 127.0.0.1:18020/ to load inf files from the Vendor CD-ROM. This all worked fine after I got the license stuff done.
Note, I did not change any of the defaults. So the Driverloader set its configuration as eth1, so when I copied the ifcfg file, I copied it to ifcfg-eth1.
Then I read linuxant's FAQs and did a “iwlist span” from the console and there it was.