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Re: a little help with linux



On Wednesday 07 September 2005 23:20, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> Hmmm, so what's all this stuff in
> /lib/modules/2.6.12-1.1376_FC3smp/kernel/drivers/net/wireless?

The drivers. The driver is the OS part, but it requires the firmware on the 
card to work. The driver is responsible for downloading the firmware to the 
card. Unfortunately most companies right now do not allow others to 
redistribute their firmware. So RH and others are not allowed to package it 
with their distribution. depending on your version of fedora/rhel/... you 
might have to drop the firmware into /lib/firmware or /etc/firmware or or 
or... :-)


Peter.


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