Gentoo Archives: gentoo-laptop

From: "Longman
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: RE: [gentoo-laptop] Intel Power Wireless 3945ABC
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 00:27:33
Message-Id: 811D382F92501D4EB5F748D2BF9EFBB9036FF9@wabex2.sharpamericas.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Intel Power Wireless 3945ABC by "Enrique A. Tobis"
You should be able to do:

  emerge --buildpkg  ipw3945

You might also need:

  emerge --buildpkg ipw3945d ipw3945-ucode

Make sure your /usr/src/linux points to the correct kernel. Otherwise
you can use:

  KERNEL_DIR=/usr/src/linux-2.6.18-gentoo-r6 emerge blah blah

There's little chance that it will work unless the running kernel you
have also has the patches that ipw3945 loads.

It will patch your kernel source on the build machine.

HTH,

Bill

> -----Original Message----- > From: etobis@×××××.com [mailto:etobis@×××××.com] On Behalf Of > Enrique A. Tobis > Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2007 12:29 PM > To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o > Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Intel Power Wireless 3945ABC > > Sorry, I do know about some of the other stuff you asked about. > > If you do > > emerge something -f -p > > you will get a list of the files you need to download to install > something. You can manually download them, put them on your USB drive, > and then move them to /usr/portage/distfiles in your Gentoo box. Thank > will do it. > > Good luck! > Enrique > > On 2/20/07, Sigfrido V. Ortiz C. <sigfridov@×××.com> wrote: > > I folks, someone knows from where may I get the drivers for > IPW 3945 ABG > > wireless card ? > > I want to use it after a start with my MINIMAL CD install disk. > > Is it possible to download some package to a USB pen drive and store > > there to be installed? > > Thanks in advance. > > Sigfrido > > -- > > gentoo-laptop@g.o mailing list > > > > > -- > gentoo-laptop@g.o mailing list >
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Re: [gentoo-laptop] Intel Power Wireless 3945ABC Will Briggs <will@××××××××××××××××××.au>