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IDProjectCategoryView StatusDate SubmittedLast Update
0000058GoboLinux-i686[LiveCD] i686public2007-01-19 04:302008-07-06 01:44
Reportermohjive 
Assigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityfeatureReproducibilityalways
StatusassignedResolutionopen 
PlatformOSOS Version
Product Version 
Target Version015 DevelopmentFixed in Version 
Summary0000058: support for wireless netword interfaces
DescriptionThere should be support for the most popular wireless network interfaces on the CD, as without these it can be hard for a user to download and install support for the same interfaces, if that interface is the only network interface.
Additional InformationMy suggestion is to, at least, include ndiswrapper. Perhaps even include some firmware packages, such as the intel 2100 and 2200.
Also include software for WPA encrypted networks. WPA_supplicant works (I use it), perhaps look into NetworkManager.
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(0000122)
bernielomax (reporter)
2007-02-01 15:01

I would recommend to include the kernel sources in a release so users can bring driver sources to the install.
(0000188)
kc5tja (reporter)
2007-03-15 23:24

I concur with this (in fact, BOTH ideas). Since I have a laptop that I'd like to use Gobo with, and it supports an Orinoco card, I too must recompile the kernel. But to do that, I need to get the kernel sources, and, right now, that requires a network or a USB interface. Pretty inconvenient. :)
(0000189)
mohjive (administrator)
2007-03-16 01:49

Somewhat OT, but as the question was asked: the kernel sources will be included in the Live-CD. It was just missed out on 013.
(0000196)
shevegen (reporter)
2007-04-07 08:09

This request seems to be rather popular, on IRC every now and then people ask for that. :)
(0000888)
mohjive (administrator)
2008-07-06 01:44

Moved to 015 development to open up for discussion about what firmware to include on CD.

- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2007-01-19 04:30 mohjive New Issue
2007-02-01 15:01 bernielomax Note Added: 0000122
2007-03-15 23:24 kc5tja Note Added: 0000188
2007-03-16 01:49 mohjive Note Added: 0000189
2007-04-07 08:09 shevegen Note Added: 0000196
2007-06-15 04:52 mohjive Status new => assigned
2007-06-15 04:52 mohjive Assigned To => lucasvr
2008-07-06 01:43 mohjive Project GoboLinux 013 => GoboLinux-i686
2008-07-06 01:44 mohjive Note Added: 0000888
2008-07-06 01:44 mohjive Assigned To lucasvr =>
2008-07-06 01:44 mohjive Category => i686
2008-07-06 01:44 mohjive Target Version => 015 Development


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