[Assist] wireless card not connected during installation

Sachin Dey sachinsdey at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 10 04:36:22 GMT 2013

On Monday 10 June 2013 04:46 AM, Andrew Spano wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to make the switch to parabola from ubuntu but I'm running 
> into trouble at the beginning of installation.  For some reason 
> parabola is not detecting my wireless hardware.  When I run iwconfig, 
> it does not report the existence of any wireless device on my laptop.
> Is this because there isn't any free software available for my 
> wireless card?  I find this difficult to believe because I'm almost 
> certain that it was running fine using a free driver on ubuntu.
> When I plug in a separate usb wireless card I am prompted with this 
> error "1-1: Missing Free firmware"
> "usb 1-1 ath9k_htc: Async request for firmware /*(DEBLOBBED)*/ failed.
> I had both of these devices working fine using free drivers on other 
> devices.  I know at the very least that I did not personally install 
> any proprietary drivers and they appeared to be using atheros drivers.
> My laptop is a Lenovo Thinkpad T530.
> I'd like to know what's going wrong, and how to fix it if possible.
> Any help is sincerely appreciated in advance.
> Thanks,
> Andrew

There's a post in Trisquel forum about your hardware

             Sachin Dey

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