How to install Intel WiFi+WiMAX 6050 Series Gen2

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How to install Intel WiFi+WiMAX 6050 Series Gen2

Postby golflipper » 2011-10-12 13:01

Hi,

I have a problem to install Wireless in a notebook. The lspci commnad return the follow information

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  2:00.0 Network controller: Intel CorporationWiFi+WiMAX 6050 Series Gen2
 


My kernel is 2.6.32-5.amd64

I am using Debian Squeeze

I install the firmware iwlwifi. In this case don't work. Using firmware intelmax, the same thing. Don't work.

I need a help for to solve this problem

Thanks
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Re: How to install Intel WiFi+WiMAX 6050 Series Gen2

Postby stevepusser » 2011-10-13 04:34

In this case, you probably need the latest kernel and firmware for Intel from squeeze-backports (see backports.org)
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Re: How to install Intel WiFi+WiMAX 6050 Series Gen2

Postby golflipper » 2011-10-13 16:10

Thanks for your help Steve
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Re: How to install Intel WiFi+WiMAX 6050 Series Gen2

Postby stevepusser » 2011-10-14 04:35

OK. let us know if it helps, I like to know if I'm right or just blowing smoke.
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[Solved] Re: How to install Intel WiFi+WiMAX 6050 Series Gen

Postby golflipper » 2011-10-15 18:40

Hi Steve,

What you said worked.

Thanks for your help
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Re: How to install Intel WiFi+WiMAX 6050 Series Gen2

Postby stevepusser » 2011-10-15 20:17

OK, nice! I thought the 2.6.32 kernel was too old for that chipset driver to be included. Thanks for the response.
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Re: How to install Intel WiFi+WiMAX 6050 Series Gen2

Postby nachiappan » 2012-06-06 05:04

Hi All,

I have the same wireless card and same problem
can some one please explain the steps of the solution?

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