I just installed Debian and I am having issues getting my wireless working.
I installed Squeeze and also the nonfree firmware for
I thought I did everything right but I am still not getting online. My wireless hardware won't even turn on.
So this is what I did:
.deb files in a flash drive, booted the system and from there I typed
dpkg -i <firmware>.deb
I restared my network first and then rebooted the PC after which I was still not getting a connection.
aptitude show firmware iwlwifi and it showed all the files that were in
/lib/firmware which where all correct.
modeprobe iwlwifi gives me a FATAL error saying the module isn't there and
ifconfig/iwconfig only shows some eth0 and another interface that isn't wlan0
What could I be doing wrong? Was I supposed to download the "backport" firmware files instead?
lspci -nn and