A lot of you may have Dell Inspiron 8600(c) laptops... sorry notebooks
so here is an idiots guide to getting the intel drivers working under
Download the following kernel and kernel source;
You should be able to get it from http://atrpms.net/ if not here are the
links to them;
rpm -Uvh both of them.
The don't forget to make a symbolic link from
/usr/src/linux-2.6.6-1.435.2.3 to /usr/src/linux
You will also need the following installed (only if you want to use apt
to download and install the intel stuff).
No edit /etc/apt/sources.list and add the lines below. Comment out ayo
at the moment we won't use them.
# ATrpms for Fedora Core 1
# Possible sections: at-stable, at-good, at-testing, at-bleeding
rpm http://apt.physik.fu-berlin.de fedora/2/en/i386 at-stable at-good
Then do the following
apt-get dist-upgrade (optional but recommended)
apt-get install ipw2100-firmware ipw2100 wireless-tools
He presto it should be installed.
For users of dell Inspiron 8600s Watch out for kduz trying to configure
both cards as either intel pro wireless or as broadcom cards. Just tell
it to do nothing when it asks you to configure something.
Also you will need to use the nvidia-installer to update your nvidia
drivers. Just do a --force-update and it will build one for your new
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