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Old 04-21-2009, 11:26 PM   #1
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Hp pavilion zd8000 and wireless

Hi, I have a HP Pavilion zd8000 I am working on for a friend. My issue is I cannot connect to any wireless networks. I am using Fedora 10 and have replaced the NIC after concluding the old one was bad(which I am now reconsidering). The drivers are installed and the NIC is recognized in Linux. Any help?
Old 04-22-2009, 07:30 AM   #2
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what wireless nic is it ? it may just need firmware loaded.
please post the output from lspci, lspcmcia or lsusb, depending on the type of wireless NIC..
Old 04-23-2009, 04:33 PM   #3
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Ok, I got it...

The problem was the bios of all things. Although the bios clearly said wireless was ENABLED, it was accually disabled so I reflashed the bios and all was well in the windows world. I then put Fedora back on used ndiswrapper and its all cool now.



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