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wireless driver in fedora 12

Posted on 2009-12-24
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i have installed fedora 12 in my dell studio 15 laptop. i want to install kmod-wl driver for my wifi bcoz its not working. is there any repository for this package.
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kmod-wl isn't a driver, it's a package that is depended on by various tools, and this package requires that at least one of the actual drivers is installed.
This means only one package needs to be updated when references to wireless drivers change and not all packages need to be reinstalled because of changes dependency's
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So you actually need soething else for your wireless driver.
What chipset is built-in?

You can use lspci, lsusb for resp. PCI or USB based adapters.

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to give a better answer you might have answered the question about the chipsets...

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