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Re: LG M1 Dual Express Laptop

On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 12:37:29PM -0500, Craig Thomas wrote:
> Jeff Vian wrote:
> >On Sun, 2006-10-29 at 11:54 +0200, Amichai Rotman wrote:  
> >>Anyone had the experience installing FC6 on any Intel 945BGM - enabled
> >>laptop?
>                                                    ^^^^^^^^^^^^
> >IIRC there is a firmware file that needs to be installed for the driver
> >to properly access the interface.  
> More than just the firmware is needed, driver also and in my case a kmod.
> There are multiple rpms available from various repos:
> http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=ipw3945+fedora&btnG=Google+Search
> In my case I configured ATrpms, so it was as easy as:
> #yum --enablerepo=atrpms install ipw3945d
> #ipw3945d for the hardware to be recognized and configurable.

This will only add the daemon, if you use

yum install ipw3945 ipw3945-kmdl-`uname -r`

it will add all you need including daemon/firmware and ieee80211 bits.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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