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Is wireless enabled in the BIOS? I have dug around a little, and Im not sure if its relevant, but when I do a dmesg it appears to be loading the ipw drivers and not the ipw drivers? The only thing you need to do is load the ath5k driver on your system. This device requires the rt61pci firmware which is currently available from http: Search All Groups centos.

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RPM resource ipwfirmware

This kernel module allows you to load Windows drivers under Linux. Turker cremis You might need to install this firmware first before loading the ipw module: Configure RPMforge in yum so that you can use yum to install the madwifi package: You need a network connection to xentos this easy.

On Tue, Nov 29, at To install ndiswrapperset up the ELRepo repository and: Copyright c Intel Corporation [root localhost modprobe. This device requires the rt61pci firmware which is currently available from http: This package contains the firmware files required by the ipw driver for Linux.

Nov 30, at 4: Worked out of the box. Tested hardware Intel Pro Wireless ipw If you have a working network connection and you have RPMforge configured in yumthen it is really simple, just install ipwfirmware by doing: I was wondering if anyone is using this successfully with CentOS 4. These devices are supported by the zdrw kernel driver. Although this page concentrates on laptops, much of the material is applicable to any wireless connection, regardless of platform.


Making Wireless work on your laptop (or desktop)

You can find more information of your wireless hardware from the Linux Wireless website to get more information about the driver and the hardware support. My dell inspiron required me to rebuild the ieee and ipw drivers from the latest source. If this worked out fine, you can enable NetworkManager to use it. The only thing you need to do is load the ath9k driver on your system.

We have listed some hardware that is supported, but would welcome more information to improve this wiki.

Iow2200 of this, newer drivers may not be available for this kernel, even though Red Hat does backport newer wireless drivers to their stable kernel. This device requires the rt73usb firmware which is currently available from http: I have tried removing the drivers then installed again, it did’nt work.

That repository has caused issues and breakage in the past. I have added the info from the getinfo. The only thing you need to do is load the ath5k driver on your system.


I have tried a downloaded MB iso and just downloaded crntos did a fresh install from a 1.

See the wiki page about centtos card for information about getting and installing its drivers. So this is not just the firmware, but a complete driver.

IntelĀ® PRO/Wireless BG Driver for Linux

I have been through them all. Please read it carefully. I managed to fudge kubuntu on 2 laptops already, but Im not to happy ipe2200 that OS and would like to get CentOS going, any suggestions welcome. Jim Perrin The module for making the card work is already in centos, you should simply need the firmware package from ipw It is included in the CentOS-5 kernels 5.

Could you post the output of the getinfo. Wireless firmware Some modern laptops require firmware to make the wireless network connection work on CentOS. Intel Pro Wireless iwl The iwl driver replaces the now deprecated ipw driver.