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Hi all I have the following laptop nc 4400 os centos 5.3 wireless adapter intel pro/wireless 3945ABG I was not able to activate my wirless interface iwl3945: iwlwifi-3945-1.ucode firmware file ...
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    iwl3945: iwlwifi-3945-1.ucode firmware file req failed: Reason


    Hi all I have the following

    laptop nc 4400
    os centos 5.3

    wireless adapter intel pro/wireless 3945ABG

    I was not able to activate my wirless interface

    iwl3945: iwlwifi-3945-1.ucode firmware file req failed: Reason

    i did the following

    Code:
    prompt wireless_troubleshoot]# dmesg | grep firmware
    iwl3945: iwlwifi-3945-1.ucode firmware file req failed: Reason -2
    iwl3945: iwlwifi-3945-1.ucode firmware file req failed: Reason -2
    iwl3945: iwlwifi-3945-1.ucode firmware file req failed: Reason -2
    could someone kindly guide me how to resolve the above error?

    thanks

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    I think the most likely reason is that you don't have the firmware installed. I don't use CentOS, so I couldn't tell you if they have a package in their repos for it.

    This might help.

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