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Re: [alpine-user] ipw2200 wireless

From: Paul Zillmann <p.zillmann_at_h6g.de>
Date: Wed, 9 May 2018 14:46:15 +0200

I believe it's due to the license.
But you can find that file(s) in the Debian repositories under
/debian/config/ipw2x00/ in the tar file.
Debian puts it under /lib/firmware/ipw2200-[bss/ibss].fw

http://http.debian.net/debian/pool/non-free/f/firmware-nonfree/firmware-nonfree_20161130-3.debian.tar.xz

Paul

Am 09.05.2018 um 14:36 schrieb Paul Zillmann:
> Hello,
>
> looks like there is no packet for that firmware in the repositories [1].
> Only the kernel module "ipw2200" which you've already loaded.
>
> 1:
> https://pkgs.alpinelinux.org/contents?file=ipw2200*&path=&name=&branch=v3.7
>
> Paul
>
> Am 08.05.2018 um 23:57 schrieb Riccardo Mottola:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I have this wireless:
>> 04:02.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2200BG
>> [Calexico2] Network Connection (rev 05)
>>
>> in dmesg I see:
>> [    8.070206] libipw: 802.11 data/management/control stack, git-1.1.13
>> [    8.070210] libipw: Copyright (C) 2004-2005 Intel Corporation
>> <jketreno_at_linux.intel.com>
>> [    8.199377] ipw2200: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200/2915 Network
>> Driver, 1.2.2kmprq
>> [    8.199379] ipw2200: Copyright(c) 2003-2006 Intel Corporation
>> [    8.199593] ipw2200: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network
>> Connection
>> [    8.338669] ipw2200 0000:04:02.0: Direct firmware load for
>> ipw2200-bss.fw failed with error -2
>> [    8.338674] ipw2200: ipw2200-bss.fw request_firmware failed:
>> Reason -2
>> [    8.338676] ipw2200: Unable to load firmware: -2
>> [    8.338849] ipw2200: probe of 0000:04:02.0 failed with error -5
>> [    8.509149] input: PC Speaker as
>> /devices/platform/pcspkr/input/input7
>>
>>
>> I suppose firmware is missing or is not loaded for other reasons.
>>
>> I have installed      linux-firmware-intel, but mayube it is not
>> enough or some other config is missing?
>>
>> Looking at other distribution forums, I should have ipw2200-bss.fw
>> ipw2200-ibss.fw as firmware, but I do not have.
>>
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>> Riccardo
>>
>>
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