can't find asus wifi after wiping W10 for mint
geek at uniserve.com
Mon Mar 25 00:22:26 UTC 2019
On Mon, 25 Mar 2019 00:10:55 +0000
Mike Marchywka <marchywka at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >From: ubuntu-users <ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com> on behalf
> >of Peter Flynn <peter at silmaril.ie> Sent: Sunday, March 24, 2019 7:17
> >PM To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> >Subject: Re: can't find asus wifi after wiping W10 for mint
> >On 24/03/2019 22:52, geek at uniserve.com wrote:
> >> my friend said sure go ahead and wipe windows 10 and install mint
> >> just so you save my files and put them back on. all of that was
> >> routine and worked ok except that the wifi quit.
> >Oh dear. I'm sorry about that. Somewhere at the entrance to Linuxland
> >there should be a large sign which says never to do this with Asus. A
> >lot of their stuff is designed specifically to be Windows-only, and
> >will either never work with Linux or only after a few years when
> >enough is known about the devices for one of the driver gurus to be
> >able to write the necessary code.
> What ever happened with ndiswrapper? Can you wrap a 'dohs driver?
good point, I'll try the firmware first, that is pretty routine and
with a several years old machine it might work.
> >As Liam said, it's possible that that has now happened, so a firmware
> >upgrade may fix the problem.
> >Asus machines should come with a warning label.
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