[CentOS] CentOS 6 supported hardware

Mark Weaver mweaver at compinfosystems.com
Tue Jul 5 11:23:33 UTC 2011

On 7/5/2011 5:09 AM, Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:
> Mark Weaver wrote:
>> On 7/4/2011 10:41 PM, Scott Robbins wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jul 04, 2011 at 10:30:08PM -0400, Mark Weaver wrote:
>>>> Has anyone seen a supported hardware list on CentOS 6? I've been looking
>>>> around for the last few days; even looked at RedHat's site but didn't
>>>> find one.
>>>> I've got a Dell Inspiron 1501 with a Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN mini-card
>>>> in it and I'm trying to find out if it's going to have native driver
>>>> support for the WIFI.
>>> I think most of the Dell Inspirons actually have a Broadcom 1390.
>>> There's plenty of posts on it on Fedora forum, not sure how much will be
>>> applicable to CentOS 6.
>> I took a look at the Fedora 15 live CD and it didn't have any idea what
>> to do with the WIFI chipset. As I recall it didn't even see it.
> Broadcom has license restrictions so even ElRepo guys wont create rpms,
> but there is howto, even for CentOS 5:
> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Laptops/Wireless/Broadcom
> Ljubomir

Wow I'd forgotten CentOS has a wiki; thank you!

Mark Weaver
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