[CentOS] Intel wireless firmware

Sat Oct 29 22:04:54 UTC 2011
Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk>

On 29/10/11 18:41, Ron Loftin wrote:
> This may not be the best place to ask, but Google hasn't given me any
> useful information.
> I have an "older" laptop that is using the Intel 2200 wireless
> interface.  I installed CentOS 5 on it some time ago and everything is
> fine.  When I was reviewing my kickstart setups I found that the ipw2200
> firmware package is no longer available in RPMForge.  The CentOS site's
> how-to page for this interface still refers to RPMForge, so that now
> seems out of date.
> What happened to the Intel firmware packages on RPMForge and where else
> should I be looking for them ?  I tried ELRepo and didn't see them
> there.

They are not currently in elrepo because no one has ever requested them, 
they were in rpmforge, and they are now old/legacy and unmaintained. I 
didn't realise they were no longer available from rpmforge.

File an RFE and I'll get them added for you.

> Suggestions and pointers are welcome, and thanks in advance.