if_wpi is all kinds of broken
cptsalek at gmail.com
Mon May 17 19:26:44 UTC 2010
On 17 May 2010 17:05, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 17 May 2010, Dominic Fandrey wrote:
> The ipw card in my T42 is the older mini-PCI (no "e").
Yes, and replacing this card is a problem, because the wireless card
in many IBM Thinkpad Laptops have a custom firmware, and the cards ID
is listed in the laptops BIOS. It won't work with any card not listed
there. There are ways to either flash the cards firmware or the BIOS
list, but I don't think that it's worth it.
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