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Here's what you need: ifconfig shows only the interfaces "eth0, bal>, lo", I don't see "wlan0". during install, I was prompted what network interface to use for the netinstall, and ...
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    My wireless isn't working, I'm not sure what to do


    Here's what you need:

    ifconfig shows only the interfaces "eth0, bal>, lo", I don't see "wlan0".

    during install, I was prompted what network interface to use for the netinstall, and I chose eth0 with dhcp. Everything is installed, internet works with ethernet.

    "lspci | grep -i net" shows
    Code:
    09:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5752 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express (rev 02)
    0c:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection (rev 02)
    need anything else? let me know.

    What do I do? (please don't tell me read the documentation, maybe if the documentation was written better I wouldn't be here)

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    Please post the output of
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    dmesg | grep firmware

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    Have you installed the package wireless_tools? To install it, run as root:
    Code:
    pacman -S wireless_tools
    Hope this helps.

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