Re: ipw2200 on debian (sid) running kernel 2.6.14-2-386
On Sat, Jan 07, 2006 at 02:53:31PM +0530, Rishi wrote:
> I have an IBM Thinkpad R50e with Debian SID (unstable). The kernel is
> I am trying to get the wireless card to work.
> When I run 'modprobe ipw2200' ... it throws this error in /var/log/messages...
> Jan 7 01:11:19 woi-laptop kernel: ipw2200: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless
> 2200/2915 Network Driver, 1.0.0
> Jan 7 01:11:19 woi-laptop kernel: ipw2200: Copyright(c) 2003-2004
> Intel Corporation
> Jan 7 01:11:19 woi-laptop kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:02:02.0[A]
> -> Link [LNKF] -> GSI 11 (level, low) -> IRQ 11
> Jan 7 01:11:19 woi-laptop kernel: ipw2200: Detected Intel
> PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
> Jan 7 01:11:19 woi-laptop kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt for device
> 0000:02:02.0 disabled
> Jan 7 01:11:19 woi-laptop kernel: ipw2200: probe of 0000:02:02.0
> failed with error -
> Any ideas what the problem is and how to go about getting it to work?
You need to download (DFSG non-free) firmware from Intel. If you
go to ipw2200.sf.net and follow the links: for 2.14*, I think you
need ipw2200-fw-2.2.tgz [It's mentioned on the site.]
For 2.6.15, you need ipw2200-fw-2.4.tgz
Use module-assistant to build the modules: unpack the firmware into