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Re: iwlwifi non-free?

     The firmware-iwlwifi package contains the non-free microcode needed for the wifi card to function.


On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 7:37 PM, Adrian Levi <adrian.levi@gmail.com> wrote:
2009/9/25 Jon Ander Peñalba <jonan.debian@gmail.com>:
> AFAIK iwlwifi is an open source driver that was merged into the linux kernel
> v2.6.24 and Debian still needs 'firmware-iwlwifi' installed which is in the
> non-free repository.
> Am I missing something?

This card requires a non-free binary blob to be loaded into the card
for it to work. That's where the firmware part comes into play.


24x7x365 != 24x7x52 Stupid or bad maths?
<erno> hm. I've lost a machine.. literally _lost_. it responds to
ping, it works completely, I just can't figure out where in my
apartment it is.

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