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Old 11-01-2015, 06:42 PM   #1
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To which directroy the wifi drivers will be put?


The wifi chip is intel 5100 in my pci wifi reciervers .
Three drives were downloaded from the urls:

https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/_me....4.a.11.tar.gz
https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/_me...-8.24.2.12.tgz
https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/_me...8.83.5.1-1.tgz

Now i have extracted all of them,where will the drivers file to be put , into which directory in my debian8?


# ls /lib
cpp libip4tc.so.0.1.0 modprobe.d
crda libip6tc.so.0 modules
discover libip6tc.so.0.1.0 modules-load.d
hdparm libipq.so.0 security
i386-linux-gnu libipq.so.0.0.0 startpar
ifupdown libiptc.so.0 systemd
init libiptc.so.0.0.0 terminfo
klibc-IpHGKKbZiB_yZ7GPagmQz2GwVAQ.so libxtables.so.10 udev
ld-linux.so.2 libxtables.so.10.0.0 x86_64-linux-gnu
libip4tc.so.0
lsb xtables


# find / -name 'firmware'
/usr/src/linux-headers-3.16.0-4-amd64/include/config/firmware
/usr/src/linux-headers-3.16.0-4-amd64/include/config/prevent/firmware
/sys/class/firmware
/sys/firmware
/lib/modules/3.16.0-4-amd64/kernel/drivers/firmware
 
Old 11-01-2015, 06:54 PM   #2
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/lib/firmware for the .ucode files anyway

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Old 11-01-2015, 11:03 PM   #3
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There is no /lib/firmware in my debian8,will i create new one /lib/firmware for my debian8 or put it into other directory?
 
Old 11-03-2015, 03:15 PM   #4
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You can just create it. That is generally the standard parent directory for firmware.
 
  


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