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Re: can't see wireless card

On Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 11:41:42PM +0100, Tom Raus wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: robomod@news.nic.it [mailto:robomod@news.nic.it] On Behalf Of Avishai
> Sent: dinsdag 2 januari 2007 20:20
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: can't see wireless card
> Tom Raus wrote:
> > Yes the error message that module format is invalid is related to for
> > example your kernel source files not matching your actually installed
> > kernel, or your kernel not living up to the expectations of the rt61
> > install. I have a rt61 wifi card aswell and I installed it with a 2.6.17
> > kernel (2.6.19 is giving me problems). I don't know about your system but
> > upgrading your kernel should only take a few hours (especially doing it
> the
> > debian way)
> >
> > Friendly regards,
> > Tom R.
> Alright, I guess I'll bite the bullet and go ahead with the kernel
> update. However, like I mentioned above, I don't have internet access
> on my machine (that depends on the wireless working ...), so apt-get
> won't work directly. Could you advise which kernel packages I should
> download? All that I could find was kernel-image-2.6.18-3-amd64-di,
> which means the Debian installer kernel. Is that good enough? Or am I
> searching the wrong keywords? And am I to expect a massive dependency
> hell upgrading manually like I intend to? Again, very thankful for your
> help and patience,

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