[CentOS] CentOS 7.2 laptop wireless Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 2230 (rev c4)

Philip V pv.bugzilla+centos at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 19:15:19 UTC 2016


Thank you, I checked, and the firmware

/usr/lib/firmware/iwlwifi-2030-6.ucode

is already installed by default (timestamped 2012-Jan, it is not new).



On Wed, Apr 13, 2016 at 11:01 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
> On 4/13/2016 7:42 PM, Philip V wrote:
>>
>> lspci gives
>> 08:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 2230
>> (rev c4)
>>
>> 1. How do I get this working?  I am happy to work with command line tools.
>>
>> 2. Are there other packages I need? I installed wireless-tools, and
>> tried to fiddle with iwconfig and NetworkManager to no avail. iwconfig
>> does seem to interact with the wifi device.
>>
>> 3. Is there documentation I should be following to
>> understand/troubleshoot networking support?
>> https://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Laptops/Wireless  does not document the
>> iwlwifi driver.
>
>
>
> https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/drivers/iwlwifi
>
> suggests you might need to get a firmware tarball for that card, and copy
> the appropriate iwlwifi-*.ucode file to /lib/firmware or something.
>
>
>
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