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Re: Bug#751911: is Marvell USB wireless LAN adapter: id 1286:1fab supported?

Control: reassign -1 firmware-libertas
Control: severity -1 wishlist

On Ma, 17 iun 14, 18:49:42, Adrian Venditti wrote:
> Package:  libertas-firmwareVersion:  9.70.7.p0.0-1
> hi,
> To write this email I'm using Suse linux 11.4 with the ndiswrapper package for a windows driver for my wireless adapter. The rest of this email refers to the latest version of Debian linux.
> I've downloaded and installed the latest version of Debian linux - on a separate partition with dual-boot - and am trying to get a Debian driver for my wireless LAN adapter to work. It's based on the Marvell chipset 88w8338. Here's the output from lsusb:
> Bus 001 Device 004: ID 1286:1fab Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. 88W8338 [Libertas] 802.11g
> output from dmesg:
> adrian@home:~> cat debian-dmesg.txt | grep "usb 1-7" [   17.653166] usb 1-7: new high-speed USB device number 4 using ehci_hcd[   17.855860] usb 1-7: New USB device found, idVendor=1286, idProduct=1fab[   17.871647] usb 1-7: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0[   17.887432] usb 1-7: Product: MARVELL Wireless Device V1.0.1.2[   17.903208] usb 1-7: Manufacturer: MARVELL 
> What's missing from the package contents page:https://packages.debian.org/squeeze-backports/firmware-libertas
> is a reference to 8338 as a driver code.
> Can this be fixed please?
> thanks,
> Adrian 		 	   		  

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