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Old 12-09-2007, 06:19 PM   #1
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Distribution: Slackware-13.0 x86_64, Slackware 12.2, slackware64-current
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Dell D600 Wireless Card Problem


Hi all,

I'm currently running Slackware 12.0 on my Latitude D610 and I have not been able to succesfully configure it. (I'm dual booting with XP and LILO). When I reboot out of windows and into linux, my wireless card (the Dell 1470 WLAN card) will stay on and I can use it without a hitch. But if I boot into slack w/out going into windows first, the card has no power and I can't do anything about it. It's supposed to be controlled either by an application of your choice or by the Fn+F2 key combo. Anyone have this problem before or know how to deal with it? Thanks much.
 
  


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