California State University of Long Beach Engineering Technology Department GROUP MEMBER: CUONG DAI THAIBACH HO LUONG INTR: Mr. WALTER MARTINEZ May 6, 2005 3nd PRESENTATION THE RED HAT LINUX SYSTEM Install Linux Software Setup wireless Network. Wireless peer to peer: Frames of data are broadcast to all modes within range. Wireless access point: A wireless interface can act an access point for one or more wireless clients. Multiple wireless access points and roaming: Wireless network can be configure as a separate cell. Configure wireless interface Configure wireless cards on two computers within a few feet of each other. Ad Hoc: All the computers in your wireless single virtual. Network made up of online one cell. Choosing Equipment: Start with two computer: How to get wireless interfaces working each other. Computer & laptop with an available PCMCIA (Personal Computer Memory Card International Associate) Wireless USB (Universal Serial Bus) ADAPTER Wireless PC Card Using the root Login The root user has complete control of the operation of your Red Hat Linux system. Adding users with user-add Install Driver NET GEAR Wireless PC (computer Personal) Card: WG511 v2 - 508.11g (with standard speed 54 Mbps (Mega bits per second) NET GEAR Wireless USB Adapter: WG111 - 508.11g (with standard speed 54 Mbps) Set up FTP & HTTP FTP (File Transfer Protocol) HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) Linux Problem Red Hat Linux couldn’t recognize NET GEAR Card and Adapter Tried to solve and make it work. THE PROBLEM FIXED Check the Web side which has somebody has success with the Red Hat Linux 9.0 Tried install the drivers which existed in the Web to the Laptop and Desktop. Ask somebody for Help: Micro Centers, Fry‘s Electronic, Best Buys, Comp USA, PC Malls, etc. http://www.linuxforums.org/tutorials/8/tutori al-23875.html (and the other web sides) THE PROBLEMS http://www.linuxvoodoo.com/store/product _info.php/products_id/492 : kernel 2.4.23 and 2.6.1, Red Hat 9 with recompiled 2.4.24 and 2.6.0. This is NOT a plug and play solution. requires the drivers and a kernel recompile, but works nevertheless perfect.