Re: "Intel Corp. PRO/Wireless 2200BG" stopped working in Linux 188.8.131.52...
On Thu, 18 May 2006, Fawad Nazir wrote:
Where's the lspci -v output?
> >What firmware do you have in /lib/firmware ?
> I dont have firmware's in /lib/firmware. Actually i even dont have a
> folder there.
It's probably a very a good idea to create a /lib/firmware folder, and place
firmware there. /lib/hotplug/firmware is deprecated as far as I know, and I
am not even sure it works right in Etch and Sid.
> here are the firmware i have related to ipw2200 & ipw2100:
> fawad@Ubuntu-01:/lib/hotplug/firmware$ ls -al | grep ipw2200
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 191142 2006-05-17 14:09 ipw2200-bss.fw
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 185660 2006-05-17 14:09 ipw2200-ibss.fw
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 187836 2006-05-17 14:09 ipw2200-sniffer.fw
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 12007 2006-05-17 14:09 LICENSE.ipw2200-fw
This is version 3.0. The driver you have probably wants v2.4. It is a good
idea to install both versions of the firmware to avoid these issues.
> fawad@Ubuntu-01:/lib/hotplug/firmware$ ls -al | grep ipw2100
ipw2100 firmware is useless for your card.
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