Package: linux-image-2.6.26-1-686
Version: 2.6.26-5
Severity: wishlist

Hello,

Intel has a new wireless chipset. Laptops with those chipset are currently
hitting the market, and we can assume they will replace the 3965/4965 soon.

Are there any plan (and any chance) to have them supported in Lenny ?
It seems that the driver is getting merged in upstream kernel 2.6.27.

On August 13, 2008 Tomas Winkler Wrote (on linux-kernel[1] ):
> Intel would like to announce Linux support for Wifi Link 5000 and
> 5100 Series Adapters under iwlwifi driver (iwlagn.ko)
>
> The Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 Series and 5300 is a families of IEEE
> 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N1 wireless network
> adapters that operate in both the 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz spectra. These
> adapters, available
> in both PCIe* Mini Card and Half Mini Card form factor
> 5100 1x2 MIMO up to 300Mbps
> 5300 3x3 MIMO up to 450Mbps


A summary of this discussion will be available in the wiki page :
http://wiki.debian.org/iwlwifi

Thanks,

Franklin

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[1] http://marc.info/?l=linux-wireless&m...6189316587&w=2

For reference, the models supported by iwl5000:
> 8086:4232 Wifi Link 5100 Wireless Adapter
> 8086 1201 5100ABGN Mini Card
> 8086 1205 5100BG Mini Card
> 8086 1206 5100ABG Mini Card
> 8086 1301 5100ABGN Half Mini Card
> 8086 1305 5100BG Half Mini Card
> 8086 1306 5100ABG Half Mini Card
> 8086 1321 5100ABGN Half Mini Card Dell
> 8086 1326 5100ABG Half Mini Card Dell
> 8086:4235 Wifi Link 5300 Wireless Adapter
> 8086 1001 5300ABGN Mini Card
> 8086 1101 5300ABGN Half Mini Card
> 8086 1121 5300ABGN Half Mini Card Dell
> 8086:4236 Wifi Link 5300 Wireless Adapter
> 8086 1011 5300ABGN Mini Card Lenovo
> 8086:4237 Wifi Link 5100 Wireless Adapter
> 8086 1211 5100ABGN Mini Card Lenovo
> 8086 1216 5100ABG Mini Card Lenovo




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