Linux distro supporting Centrino


I m looking for free linux distros which supports by default Intel Centrino (intel pro wireless LAN 21000 3A mini PCI adapter on DELL D600 laptop)

Any idea ??

I m very bad at compiling centrino drivers under linux.

Thank you for your help
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wesly_chenConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Yes, according to Knoppix latest release note, the Knoppix 3.8.1 support WLAN 21000

You can download the LiveCD version to try first, then install it on the hard disk.

For the newer version of Knoppix (3.4 or above), the command to install on HD should be
sudo knoppix-installer
ori_livnehConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi. If you look on this website:

It seems someone was able to boot a Knoppix CD on a Dell D600 (with your wireless chipset) without having to recompile the kernel. The page mentions you should boot with "boot: knoppix screen=1400x1050" and install with "sudo /usr/local/bin/knx-hdinstall".

You can get Knoppix here:

Good luck.
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tgunduzAuthor Commented:
sending this message with wifi connection

i tested first with life cd;  wifi config is  quite fast and easy
now installing to hdd.  my laptop hdd was already partitioned so the whole  proces went very  cool

i had to split the points and gave biggest to wesley

thx u all both !!
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