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Gary Rickert wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I have an IBM Thinkpad T43 with the IPW2200 card. Current setup is
> Windows XP with VMWare Workstation 5.0.0 Gentoo is setup and everything
> works. I just can not get gentoo to see the wireless card. I have 2
> adapters installed, one sees the LAN port but the other has no way of
> communicating with the IPW2200. I have built it in the kernel and
> emerged wireless-tools. Removing this from the kernel and emerging
> ipw2200-firmware does not work also. iwconfig sees nothing. Any thoughts
> off the top of your heads?
> Kindest Regards
have you done lspci to see what the VM gives you for a nic? When I last
looked, all of the VM nics were some weird brand (basically the vmware
brand). You might be building support for something that doesn't exist.
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