I am completely new to Arch Linux. Yesterday I managed to install it and everything works fine except for the wifi-connection, because there is no driver installed.

I figured out that I need the iwlwifi-3160-17.ucode driver. How can I install the right firmware? I searched the web a lot, but did not find any hint.

My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite Radius 14 l40w c115.


The firmware is already in linux-firmware. Have a look here:

Also, a quick check in my CentOS 7 server shows:

ls /lib/firmware/ | grep '3160-17'

And this is on kernel: 3.10.0-514

A quick look here:

Also shows that the firmware iwlwifi-3160-17.ucode is indeed in the linux-firmware package for Arch Linux. So unless you have manually removed iwlwifi-3160-17.ucode from your installation, it should be in place!

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