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Re: [gNewSense-users] minipci wireless cards and bios

From: Ted Smith
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] minipci wireless cards and bios
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2009 15:35:27 -0400

On Fri, 2009-04-03 at 12:36 -0400, Brian Kemp wrote:
> >Is it possible to replace the wifi card with a supported one?
> >kk
> If they're thinkpads, you may need to hack the BIOS:
> Whee...this is yet another standard case of proprietary software
> lock-in, all in the name of fearing the US FCC or not testing them all
> or...something. Who knows what lurks in the hearts of Proprietary
> Software coders?[0]
> --BK

Thinkpads and newer HP machines (which means newer Compaq machines too).
And probably more, as treacherous computing advances.

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