I also understand that there is a non-free driver available from Intel, is it easier to use this method for getting the wireless working? Where that appropriate location is depends again on your system distribution. The following devices are supported since kernel version: I am glad you posted that link since I need the drivers. Some wireless drivers also require a rate control algorithm. Check if the correct kernel is loaded. I hate to say that, blacklist iwl module and try using ndiswrapper.

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Slow wireless with an Intel We run Ubuntu And the mac module is needed only by the iwlwifi driver. When you configure the kernel, you can find this option in the following location:. We don’t want to keep Ubuntu on that machine at all costs. It is unfortunate, because Intel branded wireless cards used to have good Linux support, and were known to work out of the box.

Does your laptop have bluetooth?

IntelĀ® Wireless AGN

The guy is very helpful and has posted on this forum under: I have been working on getting everything on my laptop working for a week and I would like to help others get their stuff working.

Install the ipwsource and module-assistant package.

Minstrel and its I have debian 2. You have the older version of the wireless chip, the ipw Using initramfs instead of mkinitrd for example. We appreciate all feedback, but cannot reply or give product support.


That is the fastest I have ever been able to connect for wireless. They still are under heavy development. The revision number of a D device is 0x, if you see any other number, you have a device. I haven’t tried it, but I am going to if I have time tonight.

Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Just install it, and you shouldn’t need to do anything else thats described here. For bug reports and debuggingplease see the page dedicated to that.

Note We support issues related to the download and installation of software only. But I work in a very structured, systematic, way so you won’t get a try this, try that, type of solution.

en:users:drivers:iwlwifi [Linux Wireless]

I used the amd64 4965aggn binary iso and it worked OK. There are a couple of deviations from the normal “Make” “Make install” process to get it to work properly, so here they are. I think my problem was something to do with my SATA drive not being recognised properly with the image I made using mkinitrd, so then I tried to make another one using initramfs, but this didn’t seem to work for me either.

If you can connect to an access point, but still can’t connect to any server or get any connection to the internet it might be worth a try to disable It’s kinda a pretty manual approach, but thanks to that you get the live-cd’s kernel 2.


On my new laptop it was like 2 hours, because the hardware was like 3 years newer than my desktop, so I had to disable some options and enable others, which wasn’t needed on my desktop.

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Show all Show less. When you ilnux the kernel, you can find this option in the following location: This is the same folder that the. There’s the “ipwmodules-stock kernel ver” package, which gets you a pre-compiled module binary for your stock kernel and the “ipwsource” package, which you can easily compile by the use of the module-assistant package, no matter if your kernels stock or one of “yours”, but if you have your own kernel then the ipwmodules package won’t work and so the module-assistant way is the only one to do this nicely.

I am glad you posted that link since I need the drivers. I am currently just using ndiswrapper with the windows drivers for the AGN.