[CentOS] Intel wireless firmware

Sat Oct 29 22:12:49 UTC 2011
Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk>

On 29/10/11 23:04, Ned Slider wrote:
> 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 seems out of date.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.

I'm not sure why they're not showing up on rpmforge as the package is 
still showing in their git tree:


Maybe you should ask / file an issue with repoforge.