Jim Perrin The module for making the card work is already in centos, you should simply need the firmware package from ipw I have dug around a little, and Im not sure if its relevant, but when I do a dmesg it appears to be loading the ipw drivers and not the ipw drivers? For most other things, the stock package package works fine. You need a network connection to make this easy. Configure RPMforge in yum so that you can use yum to install the madwifi package:
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Copyright c Intel Corporation libipw: You can find more information of your wireless hardware from the Linux Wireless website to get more information about the driver and the hardware support. If you are running an older kernel for some reasonthis driver is disabled.
cenyos Enable NetworkManager to use it. Intel Pro Wireless iwl The iwl driver replaces the now deprecated ipw driver. Atheros madwifi You need a network connection to make this easy. Could you post the output of the getinfo. Module ipw not found.
RPM resource ipwfirmware
Then install the package manually using: You need a network connection to make this easy. Atheros AR ath9k For the Atheros ath9k driver that ships with CentOS 6 you don’t need any special firmware to make the device work. Local Loopback inet addr: Better yet, update the kernel.
Although this page concentrates on laptops, much of the material is applicable to any wireless connection, regardless of platform. Copyright C Intel Corporation ipw For most other things, the stock package package works fine. This kernel module allows you to load Windows drivers under Linux.
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless / Network Driver – CentOS
If this worked out fine, you need to load the modules: Support is compiled as a module on the standard kernel. Use the CentOSPlus kernel instead.
I have been through the forums and there centoos a few mentions out there for this issue. Tested hardware Intel Pro Wireless ipw If you have a working network connection and you have RPMforge configured in yumthen it is really simple, just install ipwfirmware by doing: My dell inspiron required me to rebuild the ieee and ipw drivers from the latest source.
[CentOS] CentOS 4 and Intel Wireless 2200BG (ipw2200)
Installed ndiswrapper but it did’nt work. Sat 21 Aug Ceentos of this, newer drivers may not be available for this kernel, even though Red Hat does backport newer wireless drivers to their stable kernel.
This device requires the rt73usb firmware which is currently available from http: See the wiki page about the card for information about getting and installing its drivers. In general this works but since the wireless driver will not be a native Linux kernel version, it may not have all the required functionality available.
Making Wireless work on your laptop (or desktop)
If this worked out fine, you can enable NetworkManager to use it. Linksys WMP54G ver 4.
The only thing you need to do is load the ath5k driver on your system. I have dug around a little, and Im not sure if its relevant, but when I do a dmesg it appears to be loading the ipw drivers and not the ipw drivers? Redistributable, no modification permitted Signature: Turker cremis Xentos might need to install this firmware first before loading the ipw module: We have listed some hardware that is supported, but would welcome more information to improve this wiki.