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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.x, ThinkPad T23 and HW?!
> I just recieved an new laptop, an IBM ThinkPad T23 and it seems I cannot
> run the os of my choice on it.. Well almost not.. ;-) The machine is an
> PIII Mobile - 1133Mhz with built in ethernet, Bluetooth, modem and
> Wireless adapters. Namly Intel PRO/100 VE, IBM BlueTooth USB/UltraPort
> thingy, Lucent Softmodem AMR and IBM High Rate Wireless LAN MiniPCI
> "combo" card. The strange thing is, almost none of these come up as
> "known" devices from /proc/pci or lspci. I also noticed that the IBM
> Wireless adapter, which is actually a prism2 (?) card, are mysteriously
> detected as an device created by "Harris Semiconductor" and it won't even
> try to let me access the card. I think I've tried every driver in the
> Kernel 2.4.18 now. Altho the kernel does state that the card in question
> is supported, it does seem that either the pci/device-id has changed (or
> something) so the driver doesn't notice any cards??? The hermes modules
> loads but no interfaces become available.

The tales of my brother's intrepid exploits with the T23 are
at: http://www.alex.org.uk/T23/index.html - I think there are
instructions there on how to beat the wireless into submission
(and other things) there.

Martin.

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