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SubjectRe: What's needed for a PCIe card to be recognized?
Am Sun, 17 Feb 2008 07:29:27 -0800
schrieb Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org>:

> On Sun, 17 Feb 2008 13:37:53 +0100
> "Hans J. Koch" <hjk@linutronix.de> wrote:
> > > Of course there's no driver for the wlan, but that's a different
> > > story ;)
> >
> > I replaced that unsupported Atheros 5007 card with an ipw3945, so I
> > haven't got that problem.
>
> oh but then you have a MUCH bigger problem ;(
> The bios of that animal is hardcoded to the 5007 (or at least
> Atheros). If you stick your own card in, for FCC reasons, the bios
> refuses the card. (this is not unique to Asus; all notebooks do this
> for cards they're not certified with. This apparently has to do with
> the antenna being part of the laptop, and thus part of the radio in
> FCC speak)

Someone claims he's done it:

http://beta.ivancover.com/wiki/index.php/Eee_PC_Internal_Upgrades#Wifi

Hans


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