Jun 282008
 


When you upgrade to openSUSE 11.0 or install openSUSE 11.0, you may find the Intell 3945 a/b/g Wireless connections may be slow or sluggish or even unreliable. This would worked well on the previous openSUSE 10.x versions. It looks the default drivers iwlwifi is not supported on Linux Kernel 2.6.24 and higher and openSUSE 11.0 comes built with Linux Kernel 2.6.25-1.1

NOTE: Seems to be a problem with Intel PRO/Wireless 4965 AGIntel PRO/Wireless 4965 AG wireless cards and the procedure discussed here should work.

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Jun 282008
 


The rt2xxxpci drivers that comes with openSUSE 10.3 and openSUSE 11.0 works OK but there has been lot of users having performance and connectivity issues using this driver. The Serial Monkey rt2x00 drivers should overcome these issues.

The procedure to install the driver includes building te Kernel module.

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Jun 282008
 


Broadcom does not reveal the details about its chipset and doesn’t allow the distribution of their copyrighted firmware. To get the firmware installed, you need to download the appropriate Broadcom driver (which is for a MIPS-based Linux), extract the firmware from that driver, and put it in the correct directory.

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Jun 282008
 


When you dual-boot your SUSE/openSUSE linux with Windows XP or Windows Vista and I’m sure Windows 2003 or Windows 2008, Wireless Adapter may not work. You may be to see Wireless adapter but not able to start and connect using the wireless adapter.

This could be caused by Power Management settings in Windows XP. To resolve the problem, you might want to disable the Power management on the adapter in Windows XP.

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