March 10, 2004

Intel releases Linux driver for Centrino WLAN

Werner Heuser writes "Finally Intel has made their different announcements about
Linux support for the WLAN part of the Centrino technology
become true. Though not yet officially announced
an Open-Source driver with included firmware
is available at SourceForge.
The driver is still experimental and supposed to work
with 2.4 Kernels as well as with 2.6 ones.
Features like Ad-Hoc-Mode and WEP are not yet implemented. Here are links to Linux installation reports on almost any Centrino laptop and a survey of other Linux drivers and tools for Centrino laptops."
Click Here!