wi fi with ASUS WL-138G V2

Hi I originally tried using the WN311T Netgear card but in the end it seemd that driver XP 64 bit was not the correct one so I have not gone and installed a ASUS WL-138G V2, which has a broadcom chipset.

I have though a different problem:

rcnetwork restart
Shutting down network interfaces:
eth0 device: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCdonepress Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 01)
wlan0 done
Shutting down service network . . . . . . . . . . . . . done
Hint: you may set mandatory devices in /etc/sysconfig/network/config
Setting up network interfaces:
lo IP address:
IP address: done
eth0 device: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 01)
eth0 (DHCP) . . IP/Netmask: ‘’ / ‘’ done
wlan0 warning: using NO encryption
command ‘iwconfig wlan0 nick linux-byfa’ returned
Error for wireless request “Set Nickname” (8B1C) :
SET failed on device wlan0 ; Operation not supported.
wlan0 (DHCP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . no IP address yet… backgrounding.
interface wlan0 is not up waiting
Setting up service network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . done
SuSEfirewall2: Setting up rules from /etc/sysconfig/SuSEfirewall2 …
SuSEfirewall2: using default zone ‘ext’ for interface wmaster0
SuSEfirewall2: batch committing…

lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wmaster0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:“greenmount”
Mode:Ad-Hoc Frequency:2.412 GHz Cell: Invalid
Tx-Power=27 dBm
Retry min limit:7 RTS thrff Fragment thr=2352 B
Encryption keyff
Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

ndiswrapper -l

bcmwl5 : driver installed
device (14E4:4318) present (alternate driver: ssb)

lspci -v

03:07.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 02)
Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device 100f
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 32, IRQ 21
Memory at fddfc000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8]
Kernel driver in use: b43-pci-bridge
Kernel modules: ssb

Thanks in advance[/size]