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Re: why my wireless adapter works for stretch but not jessie

i've just reinstalled jessie
wireless works  now
device name is wlan0

On Tuesday, October 9, 2018 3:04 AM, Long Wind <longwind2@yahoo.com> wrote:

Thank Deloptes!

my jessie use kernel vmlinuz-3.16.0-6-686-pae
i've never used backport and don't know how to use it

On Tuesday, October 9, 2018 2:20 AM, deloptes <deloptes@gmail.com> wrote:

Long Wind wrote:

> Thank songbird!the jessie is installed via network in less than 1 month
> agoi mean the jessie is rather new i've just tried jessie network
> installerit lets me load  firmware for rt3070 from a usb stick and it
> works!! i mean it can connect to AP and download from mirror i notice its
> device name is wlan0, not wlan1 i may have to reinstall jessie??

He means perhaps you need more recent kernel as the standard kernel in
jessie is already very old. So by getting newer kernel, you would also get
more recent drivers


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