Better performance after installing madwifi. Look for pci device ID c. Card almost works out of the box. Requires adding the wireless drivers repository , which contains up-to-date wireless drivers, and also blacklisting the ath5k driver. It works between Radio Channels from 1 through

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Configure module rtsta to load at boot. Must install package kernel-firmware. One of them is ThinkPenguin. Please do not add new entries hereyou should always find out the chipsets of your wireless network adapter and add them to the appropriate tables.

Please do not add compatibility info here, instead add to the chipset section. In this page you can find instruction on how to identify your current wireless network adapters. However, there is no guarantee the current release did not somehow cause a problem with the driver or configuration for that piece of hardware.


These two commands won’t output very detailed information, but it’ll give you a unique hardware ID, for example c: Search for it with Google or another internet search engine to find out which chipset is on the device.

Use ndiswrapper and the drivers from the website. Easily configured through YaST. Wireless cards quality – SDB: Tracking down wireless problems – SDB: You need to download the firmware, version 1.

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RT chipset see Chipsets above. Beoadcom some device it is very important to note the hardware ID. Let Gnome NetworkManager do its normal thing.

When possible, it is preferable to use a native Linux driver. It will output quite a bit of information about the wireless adapter.

Comes in self-extracting zip, use wine to extract. Connection configurated by YaST. Do not configure in Yast.

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Recommend running kernel update to use hardware on openSUSE Use ndiswrapper install from YaST. Works,perfect for me on Lenovo R61e from default install.


Non-free drivers can’t be supported by the free software community because manufacturers have refused to release the source code. Works great with madwifi in Please note that if a piece of hardware was working with a previous openSUSE release, it is likely it will work with the most recent openSUSE release if it is based on a chipset with free software drivers and firmware if required. Information about editing the tables can be found here in the source go to edit mode.

Better performance after installing madwifi. When updating the HCL, please do check that the hardware continues to work as expected for the most recent release.

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Firmware for drivers b43 and b43legacy wirelss installed with the command: Requires adding the wireless drivers repositorywhich contains up-to-date wireless drivers, and also blacklisting the ath5k driver. Before adding entries to this HCL or search for helps in case your wireless adapter does not work correctly, it is very important to first find out some basic information about your wireless adapter.


In most cases chipsets are not listed however.