Dell latitude C840 wireless problem
ts0384 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 18:45:33 UTC 2008
I might of been thinking of *lspci -nn | grep Network .. *sorry its been a
minute since I had to deal with it
On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 2:41 PM, Travis Smith <ts0384 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Have you checked the Dell support site? You could open a terminal and type
> *lshw -C Network *and I believe that should give you a hint for type of
> wireless chipset. Find that out and report back.
> On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 2:28 PM, Dave Stevens <geek at uniserve.com> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I have a Dell C840 laptop which originally had Windows but which now has
> > Ubuntu 7.10. Unfortunately, when I formatted the drive I failed to note
> > the
> > wireless chipset installed (although it did work in Windows.) It doesn't
> > work
> > now. Dell says it was installed after it left their hands (i.e., go
> > away) I
> > don't know how to find out what the chipset is or where to find a
> > driver. If
> > anyone can suggest something along these lines that would be very
> > useful.
> > Alternatively, USB wireless gadgets are cheap, but perhaps someone can
> > suggest
> > one known to work with this unit/OS version?
> > Hmmmmmmmm?
> > Dave
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