The EEPROM in this chip contains a country code programmed by the hardware manufacturer , and the driver converts this to a channel list and enforces it. I don’t know where to go from here.. November 29th, 5. The ipw documentation will tell you where to find these firmware files and where to install those. BTW, you do not need aceracpi , your kernel should have acer-wmi which is the in-kernel successor of aceracpi. To enable reduced power consumption mode, issue: For example, this will allow all 14 channels perfect for those special occasions in international water:.

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Non-free firmware is required for both drivers, which can be provided by installing the firmware-ipw2x00 package.

Your answer helped me to focus on ipw so, I’m accepting it. Retrieved from ” https: They would never expect that of paid employees – it would be a massivly inefficient way to do development. March 9th, As a side note, from what I read in your log: Starting with kernels 2.


There are some very detailed instructions with working sample configurations on the following link: This driver only works on 2. That’s because I lied: If requested firmware is not available, no wireless interface liunx be created.

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Join Date Nov Beans 2. You’ve got some nerve, Intel Posted Jun 13, Maybe under different OS?

Has this wirelless card worked ever in this notebook? Do you know how to intl this? Copyright c Intel Corporation [ Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

Detected geography ZZM 11 To return to the “normal” operation mode, you can issue: If it is, then they can’t deter competitors or FCC regulation violators from getting all they need to know. Debian Etch includes a version of the modules llnux its kernel or for a later version install package ipwmodules Results 1 to 10 of If this procedure goes wrong, linix may ruin your wireless card. I’ve used this driver on ibm thinkpad t42 with such wifi adapter and haven’t noticed any problem.


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Make sure you have installed the firmware! For example, this will allow all 14 channels perfect for those special occasions in international water: Have you installed rfkill and checked the current status of the switch? So they want community participation, do they?

You can find the firmware here. In order to check current settings, you can issue: I don’t know where to go from here. Could you please write more about the downloading and installation of iwi?

There’s so much information out there that it’s hard to tell which is the right one to go with. Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify required firmware files are being loaded by the driver.