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Re: any gotchas regarding inspiron 6000 and built-in wireless?

On Tue, 20 Sep 2005, D. Hugh Redelmeier wrote:

> | From: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday mindspring com>
> | someone just handed me an inspiron 6000 running FC4 which,
> according | to "lspci -v", has the onboard Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG
> (Rev 05).
> | i'm just about to wander off to ipw2200.sourceforge.net to get
> what | i need.  are there any pitfalls previous travellers might
> warn me | about before i start the process?  thanks.
> Read my recent posting to this list:
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2005-September/msg02156.html
> Summary: FC4 (with updates) supports this already, but you need to
> install an RPM with firmware, available from Livna.

actually, i got all three required rpms from atrpms.net, and it seems
to be working fine.  i'll read that posting, though, to see what
tricky details i might have missed.  thanks.


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