if_wpi is all kinds of broken
kamikaze at bsdforen.de
Mon May 17 21:38:23 UTC 2010
On 17/05/2010 23:29, Warren Block wrote:
> On Mon, 17 May 2010, Christian Walther wrote:
>> 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.
> Just because I have this link handy:
> That also has a link to some information on HP's version of the same thing.
The official genuine parts list for my notebook only lists Intel and
Boradcom wireless modules. So I suppose I'll just have to risk
buying a PCIe Atheros that I cannot use.
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