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

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 01:37:14 +0200
Am Montag, 14. Juli 2014 schrieb Felmon Davis:
> On Sun, 13 Jul 2014, Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
> 
> > Try this:
> >
> > dmesg | grep -i firm
> >
> > 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.
> 

If it's a firmware problem then you could simply try the brute-force way and copy /lib/firmware from Mate to Exe GNU. If you're lucky, it'll work. Most likely it won't work and you need to try a new kernel from backports or testing.

Nik




> >
> >
> > Am Sonntag, 13. Juli 2014 schrieb Felmon Davis:
> >> On Sun, 13 Jul 2014, Robert Peters wrote:
> >>
> >>> 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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