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Old 03-11-2009, 01:04 PM   #1
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Netgear WG511 firmware

I have been following 2005 threads regarding firmware installation for my Netgear WG511 wireless PC Card. They direct me to (archived) where I download firmware. Instructions are to rename this file isl3890 and put it in my /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware directory. No such directory in Fedora 9. Should I make it? Or should I move file to /lib/firmware which does exist? What file in Linux directs the adapter microprocessor to the firmware directory?

This is a Made in Taiwan, Version 2 WG511 with a Intersil Prism chipset.
Thanks in advance for your help.

Last edited by SteveParadis; 03-11-2009 at 04:41 PM. Reason: New data- above procedure using /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware directory successful. I don't know how it worked but it did.
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Try putting it in '/lib/firmware'


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