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Re: Centrino wireless (Dell D600)



On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 03:24:20PM +0800, Chris Kloiber wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-05-24 at 15:18, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 12:56:05PM +0800, Chris Kloiber wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2004-05-24 at 11:47, Joe Clifton wrote:
> > > > Does anyone know of drivers or problems with using the built-in wireless
> > > > in the Dell D600 laptop?  It's the Intel Centrino.  It shows up in
> > > > windows as:
> > > > 
> > > > Intel PRO/Wireless LAN 2100 3A Mini PCI Adapter
> > > 
> > > Intel hasn't released any binary drivers for linux or documentation for
> > > Centrino wireless have they? You might have luck with ndiswrapper and or
> > > driverloader along with the Windows driver, but probably not due to 4k
> > > stacks. 
> > 
> > Yes, they have, and they got packaged including firmware, and
> > yumified/aptified.  ;)
> > 
> > http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=4767653&forum_id=38938
> 
> Nice, I sit corrected. (but Intel still hasn't released documentation).

Yes, and the drivers have to be considered alpha or beta at most. I
can reliably crash my laptop with a simple outgoing ping -f -s 65000
(under FC1, no 4kstacks involved ;).
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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