[CentOS] CentOS 4 and laptop and wifi works

Max H. btmanmeh at verizon.net
Fri May 26 01:16:42 UTC 2006

Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
> As far as I know, the class ID is just to identify what kind of
> hardware it is. It might affect how the bios/OS handle the device.
> 0200 - Ethernet controller
> 0280 - Network controller
> Interesting enough, there is a specific class for Wireless.
> So the Class for these devices should really be 0d80.
> It certainly helps loading the apropriate module. Specially generic
> modules for a given device class (usb-uhci etc).

I see. Ok, thanks for the info. Sorry if the specs I sent earlier for 
the a/b card sent you chasing your tail. I just assumed folks were 
meaning the Atheros chipset it general, so I thought I'd pitch in. Take 


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