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Re: [opensuse] Centrino support in SUSE Linux 10.1 RC1
  • From: "Alexander Antoniades" <sanderant@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2006 11:40:13 -0400
  • Message-id: <8bef8e870604140840s46cfdc5ch216fe103af97958f@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 4/14/06, Peter Nixon <listuser@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Does SUSE Linux 10.1 RC1 have support for centrino wireless (ipw2200
> module)?
> The release candidates of SUSE Linux 10.0 didn't have it (but final
> release
> did) so I wanted to ask before I attempt to upgrade my notebook.
>

I believe they all had support, but you need to use the non-OSS add-on disk
to install it. If it's a 802.11G chipset it will never be "un-tainted"
because of binary firmware needed for it to run.
Beta9 supported ipw3945 using this approach.

Sander
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