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Re: [gNewSense-users] carl9170-1.fw

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] carl9170-1.fw
Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2012 18:52:03 +1100

On Mon,   3 Dec 2012, 11:32:08 LHST, address@hidden wrote:

> Hello.
> I have a USB wireless network adapter that requires the carl9170
> firmware. Unfortunately, its not included in Parkes.

Why is that? If the firmware is not free you will not get help installing it 
here; see the community guidelines for more details.

> According to these instructions [0], it should automatically work if you
> move "carl9170-1.fw" to "/usr/local/lib/firmware" (I also tried
> "/lib/firmware"), but it didn't happen. What is the problem?

I am mobile atm so i cant confirm but its likely known proprietory firmware and 
rejected by the kernel.

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