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Old 03-07-2009, 04:43 AM   #1
ShadowReaper
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Debian cannot find my wifi card


I have just installed Debian 5.0 on my laptop, but it does not detect my wifi card.
My card is an Intel Wifi 5100 and i have read that Debian 5.0 already has drivers for this card...

I use the command iwconfig and i get:

lo no wireless extensions
eth0 no wireless extensions
 
Old 03-07-2009, 09:17 AM   #2
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Intel ipw5xxx/ iwlagn, draft-n wlan:

apt-get install firmware-iwlwifi

firmware-iwlwifi does not cover ipw5xxx yet, please fetch iwlwifi-5000-ucode-*.tar.gz and place it under /lib/firmware/
 
Old 03-07-2009, 06:07 PM   #3
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did it work with you now because i have the same wifi card and wanna try debian 5?
 
Old 09-04-2009, 09:17 AM   #4
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here is my Hp notebook
Hp full details of my notebook
does Debian 5.2 solve my drivers problems???
I am fan of Debian and need help )
 
  


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