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 ( and Fedora packages for madwifi 
are available from the Livna and Freshrpms repos.

 Markku Kolkka
 [email protected]

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