On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 15:22, Derek Broughton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Phil Bieber wrote:
>> I'm using a DELL Inspiron Notebook with an Intel Pro Wireless 3945ABG
>> Card. I cannot tell you the exact chipset, but the graphics chip is
>> the Intel GMA950 with a Core2Duo @ 1,83Ghz. Its all from the Centrino
>> I will have a look around for some newer firmware, thanks a lot for the
> Certainly the Intels do sometimes need firmware updates - I remember
> updating my 2200 (when it still worked, before it broke and Dell refused to
> honor my warranty, but I'm not bitter...).
> Anyway, enough of my problems :-)
> Check out: http://intellinuxwireless.org/?p=iwlwifi
> Basically, they say you should be golden if you run the hardy kernel,
> otherwise you'll need to do some work. So let's hope you aren't using
> Hardy. In that case, I'd suggest the simplest thing is to upgrade to hardy
> (well worth while imo). Next simplest, is probably to get the drivers from
> the above page. This will eventually leave you with some orphaned software
> not under package control, but should be fairly painless. Finally, but not
> for the faint of heart, is to briefly change your /etc/apt/sources.list to
> point to hardy, upgrade just the kernel (and any dependencies), then switch
> your apt sources back to whatever you're using. In the worst case, with
> this method, you just find the new kernel doesn't boot, and go back to the
> old one.
Thanks for the link, I will check it out, but I have to admit, that
I'm guilty of running Hardy =/ And besides the Wifi it actually IS
I have the impression, that wifi is a little better with the Intrepid
Kernel, but still not really the pleasure I was used to using Gutsy...
Thanks and have a nice day!
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