Re: WiFi for a laptop

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Karl Larsen kirjoitti viestissään (lähetysaika lauantai, 7. 
heinäkuuta 2007):
> > Cameron Simpson wrote:
> >> It's worth checking the output of the "lspci" command under
> >> linux. For example, mine includes these lines:
> >>
> >>   02:01.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82540EP
> >> Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Mobile) (rev 03)
> >>   02:02.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation
> >> PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection (rev 05)
> >>
> >> The bottom one is my WiFi interface.
> >>
> >> My /etc/modprobe.conf file says (amongst other things):
> >>
> >>   alias eth0 e1000
> >>   alias eth1 ipw2200

>     Well I did what you did and the expected results happened.
> I made the same entry in /etc/modeprobe.conf you did.

If you don't have the same network controllers as Cameron, then 
obviously the same drivers won't work.

Many Atheros wireless controllers are supported by the madwifi 
drivers (http://madwifi.org/) and Fedora packages for madwifi 
are available from the Livna and Freshrpms repos.

-- 
 Markku Kolkka
 [email protected]


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