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Old 06-09-2005, 06:23 PM   #1
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live CD distro that "just works" with centrino wireless


With all the laptops today running intel centrino, there has to be a live CD linux distributin that will recognise and run intel centrino wireless (intel PRO wireless) from the first run. Without requiring the user to download packages and edit text files.

All the user has to do is: put the CD in, boot up, and you're connected to the nearest hotspot. if that is not secure enough, have a wireless networks list somewhere and the user will chose one (and type the password if needed.)

I have tried Knoppix 3.9, Ubunto 5.04, and SimplyMEPIS. None of them worked. SimplyMEPIS did recognise the network adapter but froze when trying to search for the wireless network. I have tried the CDs with toshiba and dell laptops.

Any live CD that "Just works" with intel centrino wireless?

Old 06-11-2005, 03:00 AM   #2
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Give Kanotix a try there is a version just for laptops or Xandros.


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