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Re: Laptop WiFi manual



On Sat, 2007-07-14 at 17:23 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> >         How to get WiFi working on your lap-top
> 
> > IV:    There is a new network system available in at least Fedora Core 6
> > and Fedora 7 called NetworkManager. You will want to set that up at
> > least on your laptop. I have it on both computers. Caution! Turn off
> > network if your using NetworkManager.
> 
> If this is meant to be general advice then it should be pointed out
> that NetworkManager does not work with all WiFi devices
> (as you will find the NetworkManager team accept).
> 
> > V:    If you have the right kernel you can now use # modprobe ath_pci
> > and that will work.
He was clearly putting that forward as one example.
> 
> Again, if this is meant to be general advice
> it seems odd that you assume the person has an Atheros WiFi card.
> 
> There are many WiFi cards apart from the ones you mention.
> I think your advice would be better entitled,
> "How I got WiFi to work on my computer."
> 
> 
> 
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