[CentOS-docs] New Wiki Page

Sat May 9 15:39:06 UTC 2009
Dag Wieers <dag at centos.org>

On Sat, 9 May 2009, David Dreggors wrote:

> Dag Wieers wrote:
>> On Sat, 9 May 2009, David Dreggors wrote:
>>> David Dreggors wrote:
>>>> OK, I have a first draft of my Wiki page here:
>>>> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Laptops/Compaq/CQ60-206US
>>>> Can I get some feedback on this page?
>> It looks fine. For the nvidia I would prefer if we go to a packaged
>> solution (we do have dkms-nvidia drivers which will have an update soon).
>> But I hope we can integrate dkms-nvidia into elrepo as kmod-nvidia (and
>> xorg-x11-drv-nvidia).
> Would love to add that as a solution, just was unaware of that rpm in
> the repos. I too also prefer a packaged solution, I do not like to
> compile anything.
> Madwifi, is a packaged driver as well but will not work for me as I need
> the latest madwifi snapshot. The madwifi package that comes with and in
> fact has to be removed does not work for my hadrware.

Did you try ath5k or kmod-ath5k (comes from 2.6.18-144.el5) ?

> I have a page on the CentOS forums for this, no answers there in days,
> still 0 posts as of last night.

The chances of anyone having the same laptop in the CentOS community 
coming across your post are rather slim.

> I even tried #centos again. Again nobody even said hello to me in answer
>  to my questions. I saw you there Dag :) you were AFK I guess... said
> hello to you.

I am almost never active on IRC. I think you have the wrong expectations 
from IRC anyway :)

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