[nSLUG] gNewSense drivers question

Ian Campbell ian at slu.ms
Fri Feb 6 15:11:10 AST 2009


On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 02:26:17PM -0400, Rich wrote:
>
> Intel 2100
> ---------------
> May have firmware issues as well.
>
> http://ipw2100.sourceforge.net/

That has a binary firmware blob, I used to have one in an Inspiron
8600. I don't *think* there are too many wireless cards that meet
RMS's definition of free (maybe Atheros, not sure.)

>> On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 09:29:58AM -0400, Colin Conrad wrote:
>>   
>>> I have just installed gNewSence, which is a Free, as in the Richard  
>>> Stallman sense of Free, GNU/Linux distro, on my Dell Latitude D600  
>>> laptop and I can not get either the wireless or the LAN card  
>>> recognized.  

Enjoy your freedom!



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