wireless is grey out

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wireless is grey out

Postby Darkangel » Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:02

I'm wanting to install sabayon linux onto my laptop. I've booted up in live mode and noticed that the option to choose wireless is greyed out. Does that mean i have to find stuff to get it to work? is that complicated for someone with no linux history? How hard.
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Re: wireless is grey out

Postby Thev00d00 » Thu Jul 24, 2008 10:32

Well its relatively difficult, you just need to find out what chipset your wireless is using first, then google it with the word Linux and see what comes up.
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Re: wireless is grey out

Postby Fitzcarraldo » Thu Jul 24, 2008 13:28

What are the manufacturer and model of laptop? What is the graphics card (GPU) in the laptop?
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