[Debian-eeepc-devel] Network on Eee 1101HA
jh at tutpro.com
Tue Sep 15 11:16:34 UTC 2009
Ben Armstrong writes:
> 1. you shouldn't need an external wifi dongle to install. instead, use
> an installer with 2.6.30 which includes ath9k ... unfortunately there is
> no WPA support yet in the http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller kernel
> snapshots (so if your wifi access point has WPA enabled, temporarily
> disable it to do the install and re-enable it afterwards; this should
> work fine)
i didn't find a debian lenny installer that includes 2.6.30 kernel. is
such a thing available in backport.org site or somewhere else?
> 2. you shouldn't need upstream's package to get atl1c working.
> instead, use kernel 2.6.31 (available from dists/trunk from the
> http://wiki.debian.org/DebianKernel team) ... unfortunately there is no
> debian-installer image that uses this kernel yet, so you need to
> install some other way and add the kernel after
> We really need someone to write the whole process up step-by-step to
> support these new machines (1005HA and 1008HA are similar). But even
> if you just dump your notes into the 1101HA page and make these couple
> of suggested edits, it's better than nothing.
you can go ahead with that. i'm currently very busy, but can resume
this work next week.
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