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Re: [trinity-users] Exe GNU/Linux: R14 versions: 486 and 686

From: Felmon Davis <davisf@...>
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:10:20 -0400 (EDT)
On Sun, 13 Jul 2014, Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:

> Try this:
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> dmesg | grep -i firm
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> and post the output.

that doesn't yield anything useful on my system and the firmware is 
functioning!

I thought

lspci |grep -i control

is better as it yields the chipset in my case:

05:00.0 Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 
Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)

I don't have my other linux machine running here but as I said, it 
coughs up Broadcom.

then search for the firmware for your adapter.

is my approach fundamentally mistaken?

f.

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> Am Sonntag, 13. Juli 2014 schrieb Felmon Davis:
>> On Sun, 13 Jul 2014, Robert Peters wrote:
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>>> Thanks to all who replied to my post.
>>> Unfortunately, any version of TDE in my new laptop has in many places
>>> been unable to make an online connection.  It may be due to lack of
>>> drivers or firmware.
>>
>> so the question becomes what firmware do you need. you can figure out
>> which driver Mate is using or just look for the specs for the laptop
>> and find the firmware.
>>
>> people here can help. I don't recall but did you provide the model and
>> brand of laptop?
>>
>> the fact it is working in Mate means it will work in Trinity.
>>
>> I've had to fool around with Broadcom chipsets to get wifi working on
>> a Thinkpad I have. a bit of a hassle and then it's done.
>>
>> F.
>>
>>>  So for now I'm running Linux Mint (Debian Mate)
>>> with some Trinity apps and will have a go at this some time later.
>>> BTW, "Mate" refers to the Yerba Maté drink, not the British "matey".
>>>
>>> Robert
>>>
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-- 
Felmon Davis

"If anything can go wrong, it will."
                 -- Edsel Murphy