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Old 12-31-2011, 10:22 AM   #1
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Gentoo wifi

Have a 'live-CD' version of fluffy-1.3. Wifi just installed itself ! (WNA1100 USB adapter)

Want to install a gentoo distro to use for Python web ( wsgi) development. ( using GitHub repositories )
but getting the wifi up is a bit harder.

Device is a no-show in ifconfig / iwconfig.
Drivers not found ..... or ?

Will start by reading the threads in gentoo-wifi.
thanks, bobbice

Last edited by bobbice; 12-31-2011 at 10:24 AM.
Old 12-31-2011, 06:46 PM   #2
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Hello bobbice. Have you already installed Gentoo as per the handbook?

More specifically have you done the following for installing from a different Live CD:
Old 01-01-2012, 08:48 AM   #3
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Agreed, did you get Gentoo installed using the handbook like Konphine mentioned?

If it has been installed, is your USB showing up so that your wireless nic can even be seen?


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