is there a native driver for 'Dell Wireless 1397'?

Leslie Jensen leslie at
Wed Mar 10 10:41:33 UTC 2010

On 2010-03-10 11:05, Nikos Vassiliadis wrote:
> Hi,
> I am interested in buying a laptop from the
> Dell Inspiron 15 series. Most of them are having
> a wifi card branded as 'Dell Wireless 1397'.
> Is there a driver for this?
> I would prefer a native driver, but success
> stories using it with NDIS or other general
> comments regarding the Dell Inspiron 15 series
> are welcome.
> Thanks, Nikos

I bought a Dell Latitude 6500 two years ago. The Dell Wireless was not 
supported then by FreeBSD. I got an Intel card from Dell instead and the 
iwn driver works well.


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