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Re: [gNewSense-users] Laptops_and_wireless

From: Graziano
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Laptops_and_wireless
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 08:03:58 +0000
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On Thu, 22 Apr 2010 11:51:37 -0400, michael <address@hidden> wrote:
> I would like to contribute to the previous thread concerning
> laptops and wireless compatabilities for those of the gNewSense
> community.
> Lenovo T61 (6465CTO)
>     * Michael: With gNewSense 2.3 (kernel 2.6.33-1-libre-planet). The
> wireless card (Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG) which has a proprietary
> firmware does not work in the deblobbed kernel. I am using NETGEAR WG
> 111v3 wireless USB adapter instead (driver module: rt8187 - provided by
> libre-planet kernel). NOTE: The default installed system loads the
> iwl3945 driver module (for the Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG). This may
> prevent the loading of other wireless driver! I have blacklisted this
> deblobbed driver iwl3945 (in /ect/modprobe.d/blacklist) in order to
> ensure the use of other wireless adapters.
> michael

Hi Michael,

thank you very much for your feedback about gNewSense!

Could you please update our laptop guide page with this information?

Thanks again and welcome!

Graziano Sorbaioli  -
LibrePlanet Italia Founder  -
gNewSense Community Manager  -
Free Software Foundation member  -

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