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Re: [gNewSense-users] openFWWF Failing to work

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] openFWWF Failing to work
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2009 11:14:10 +1030

On Fri, 16 Oct 2009 10:28:16 -0700
Jason Self <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 9:48 AM, Steve Woodruff
> <address@hidden> wrote:

> > Out of curiosity though, what would be some of the "best" wireless
> > card models for a 'Free' system?It looks like your Broadcom 4311 is
> > a mini-PCI Express device? My laptop uses that, and I bought a card
> > from [1] although there are other choices available.
> It is supported by the ath5k driver, although you will need a newer
> kernel because ath5k didn't appear in the kernel until version 2.6.25
> and gNewSense still uses 2.6.24.
> Installing a newer kernel is very easy:
> [1]

Oh good, such cards exist. Now to look again in .au ....

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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