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Better, perhaps, is using a web search engine to find reports from others using it with Debian stable attesting to its performance and usability.

I have just dug it out as my children’s laptop wireless card has gone kaput. SD cards have been mostly used as memory expansion cards for handhelds, but with the endorsement, companies are now developing other peripheral products, like WLAN cards, intdrsil on the SDIO standard.

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of ontersilprivacy policy and intefsil policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Solving this problem will require more demand than currently exists. Japanese semiconductor company Renesas acquired Intersil on February 24, I will now reboot into generic-pae and see if the adaptor works in that if not I will just make generic the default kernel. I suspect it’s the result of the well known mac conflict in linux-backports-modules-cw.


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Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. I have an old wireless adaptor that I used to use in Ubuntu until it seemed like it was no longer supported, I can’t remember exactly when, but think it intereil around Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. USB Wifi cards are becoming less free.

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For a guide see multiple in the Amazon reviews. This makes them a lightweight alternative to other external hardware options for WLAN connectivity, the companies said. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A good indication of support is Tux being displayed on the product’s packaging.

Non-free drivers and firmware are produced by entities refusing or unable to cooperate with the free software community. Module name Device name s help page free? In the wifl, Intersil established market leadership in Vcore [ clarification needed ] power management for PCs, switching and buck boost regulators for industrial and consumer power systems, and radiation hardened analog and power ICs for military and commercial applications.


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Email Required, but never shown. These parameters are controlled using the iwconfig program. Both the generic package and the package matching your running kernel version, in your case, 3. You also wufi use NdisWrapper. For an indication of support with a specific device, see the Wireless Adapter Chipset Directory.

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This link would suggest that the device is still supported by the Linux kernel. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. I Have solved it, done a quick search for generic-pae and realised it is a different kernel to the standard generic so I rebooted and chose 3.

Sorry chilli I think I jumped the gun a bit when I tested earlier I tried on my own pc and it worked great. Intersil Annual Report”. If it is the cw This link provides instructions for enabling the device in Debian systems. Intersil develops and markets power management and analog technology for applications in the industrial, infrastructure, mobile, automotive and aerospace markets.