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Old 01-17-2003, 01:11 PM   #1
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wireless on ibm t30 with redhat 8.0

Has anybody tried to a wireless connection on a thinkpad t30?
ibm itself (inpite of their claims of Linux compatibility) has no
drivers for this device, which as far as I can figure out is an
IBM highrate wireless lan mini pci card

Thanks for any advice

Old 01-18-2003, 04:16 PM   #2
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This is IBM's name for a rather common card.

Try the loading orinoco_cs or wvlan_cs.

If you don't have orinoco_cs, it is at

Here's an article that verifies the card is Linux compatible but doesn't name any modules:


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