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Re: [SLE] has anyone had any success with the Atheros wireless in an IBM Thinkpad R51e?
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2006 13:53:48 +0200
  • Message-id: <e2vk4c$cof$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Per Jessen wrote:

> I've just installed 10.1RC3 on a new IBM Thinkpad R51e - the Atheros
> built-in wireless device is listed by "lspci", but SUSE does not
> otherwise seem to touch it. I've checked with Lenovo/IBM regarding
> drivers, but they have not yet come back to me.

OK, some more research done - the madwifi projekt supports the Atheros
chip, it was easy install etc.
I guess I have to opt for some of the non-oss packets to have SUSE sort
this device out automagically.

/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich

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