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   * Issue a cardctl ident command, your output should be something like this:    * Issue a cardctl ident command, your output should be something like this: 
  
-Socket 0: +  ​Socket 0: 
-product info: "​WLAN",​ "​11Mbps_PC-Card_3.0",​ "​ISL37100P",​ "​Eval-RevA"​ +    product info: "​WLAN",​ "​11Mbps_PC-Card_3.0",​ "​ISL37100P",​ "​Eval-RevA"​ 
-manfid: 0x000b, 0x7100 +    manfid: 0x000b, 0x7100 
-function: 6 (network) +    function: 6 (network) 
-Socket 1: +  Socket 1: 
-no product info available+    no product info available
  
 What we are interested in is the manfid: 0x000b, 0x7100 line. What we are interested in is the manfid: 0x000b, 0x7100 line.
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   * Now, lets take a copy of the pcmcia config file:    * Now, lets take a copy of the pcmcia config file: 
  
-cp /​etc/​pcmcia/​config /​root/​config-pcmcia.orig ​+  ​cp /​etc/​pcmcia/​config /​root/​config-pcmcia.orig ​
  
   * Edit the file with your favourite editor and search for Wireless network adapters. ​   * Edit the file with your favourite editor and search for Wireless network adapters. ​
   * Insert a new card by adding the following: ​   * Insert a new card by adding the following: ​
  
-card "Origo 802.11 Wireless Adapter"​  +  ​card "Origo 802.11 Wireless Adapter"​ 
-manfid 0x000b, 0x7100  +  manfid 0x000b, 0x7100 
-bind "​orinoco_cs" ​+  bind "​orinoco_cs"​
  
   * Save the file as config-pcmcia.new ​   * Save the file as config-pcmcia.new ​
   * Now, lets copy that file back to the PCMCIA config directory ​   * Now, lets copy that file back to the PCMCIA config directory ​
  
-cp ./​config-pcmcia.new /​etc/​pcmcia/​config ​+  ​cp ./​config-pcmcia.new /​etc/​pcmcia/​config ​
  
   * (If prompted, say yes to overwrite the existing config file)    * (If prompted, say yes to overwrite the existing config file) 
   * Now, we need to restart the PCMCIA subsystem: ​   * Now, we need to restart the PCMCIA subsystem: ​
  
-/​etc/​init.d/​pcmcia restart ​+  ​/​etc/​init.d/​pcmcia restart ​
  
   * You should now have successfully added the ORIGO card.   * You should now have successfully added the ORIGO card.
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