[nSLUG] gNewSense drivers question
budman85 at eastlink.ca
Sat Feb 7 15:52:15 AST 2009
Colin Conrad wrote:
> Rich wrote:
>> 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. I am wondering if anyone can anyone point me in the
>>> direction of a place to download the drivers?
>> Its possible the drivers are there, just not recognized, or not
>> Do you know the chipset on the network interfaces?
> *** I am not too sure.
>> Try "lspci -v" this should show some info about your controllers.
> *** See the attached file to see my response to that command.
>> Do you know which driver was loading previously?
>> ie. tulip or intel810
> Again, I am unsure.
The BCM5705M Gigabit network card uses tg3 module.
Should come with kernel.
The Intel 2915ABG Wireless card
There is a note about using the ipw2200 module
But I don't know how *free* it is.
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