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Old 04-25-2007, 05:38 PM   #1
steviebee
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change pci.ids file? feisty


hello,
under both dapper and edgy, my wireless card worked great (broadcom 4319); both distros identified it as a 4318, which was close enough to work with bcm43xx-fwcutter and wl_apsta.o

feisty, however, shows it as a 4311, and the wireless is not as stable or as fast as before.

is it possible to replace the feisty pci file with the one from dapper?

thanks,
-steve

ps my laptop is a lenovo 3000 c100
 
Old 04-29-2007, 09:03 AM   #2
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AFAIK pci.ids is neither architecture dependent nor any package dependency dependent its a simple text file. So replacing it will not affect provided changes lost for devices entries will not be detected by their name.
 
  


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