[nSLUG] gNewSense drivers question

Rich 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 
>> compiled.
>> 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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