[conspire] Fedora 12 wireless hell

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Apr 27 16:23:45 PDT 2010

Quoting Tony Godshall (tony at of.net):

> [my 2c]
> If the system identifies the right driver but there's no firmware for
> it, dmesg should show you a message to that effect.  It did when I had
> to configure "the dreaded b43".
> # dmesg|egrep -i 'firmware|b43'

Good tip.  Thanks!  I didn't know that, having thus far managed to
always either use hardware that doesn't need propriatery firmware 'blob'
files or prepositioning them.

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