Wi Fi on my laptop

Karl Larsen k5di at zianet.com
Fri Nov 21 12:45:37 UTC 2008

Derek Broughton wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
>>     Well on my cheap laptop with Intrepid I did a lshw -C network and
>> got this for my effort to connect to a WiFi internet.
>>   *-network UNCLAIMED
>>        description: Ethernet controller
>>        product: AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express Adapter
> ... 
>> I gather the kernel driver for this device is un-availium on Linux.
> Why?  A simple google for "linux AR242x ubuntu" says it is available, 
> though perhaps not yet in a deb.
    It's available from a web page as a tar ball. Not for apt-get yet.



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