Problem with WiFi


I’m trying Haiku Live CD (R1/beta2) on an old laptop and I can’t get wifi to work.

My wifi adapter is a Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG

Thanks in advance for any help

~> listdev
device Network controller [2|80|0]
  vendor 8086: Intel Corporation
  device 4220: PRO/Wireless 2200BG [Calexico2] Network Connection

device Network controller (Ethernet controller) [2|0|0]
  vendor 11ab: Marvell Technology Group Ltd.
  device 4351: 88E8036 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller

~> listimage | grep drivers
   62 0x81f93000 0x81f99000     0          0 /boot/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/disk/virtual/ram_disk
   82 0x81f80000 0x81f81000     0          0 /boot/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/dev/zero
   84 0x81c2b000 0x81c34000     0          0 /boot/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/dev/tty
   85 0x81f9b000 0x81f9c000     0          0 /boot/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/dev/null
   86 0x82075000 0x82076000     0          0 /boot/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/dev/dprintf
   87 0x82077000 0x82079000     0          0 /boot/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/dev/console
  751 0x81fcd000 0x81fcf000     0          0 /boot/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/power/acpi_battery
 1352 0x81fd0000 0x81fd2000     0          0 /boot/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/power/acpi_button
 2662 0x81cd3000 0x81cda000     0          0 /boot/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/dev/graphics/intel_extreme
 2667 0x81cce000 0x81cd1000     0          0 /boot/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/dev/graphics/vesa
 2791 0x82227000 0x8224b000     0          0 /boot/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/dev/net/marvell_yukon
 3357 0x822e6000 0x822e9000     0          0 /boot/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/dev/bus/fw_raw
 3359 0x823cf000 0x823d2000     0          0 /boot/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/dev/bus/usb_raw
 3464 0x823d3000 0x823de000     0          0 /boot/system/add-ons/kernel/drivers/dev/audio/hmulti/auich

I fear you will need to install the non-free wifi firmware for this card, Haiku cannot include this in the base install.

install the non-free wifi firmware
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Is the Wifi script part of the userguide? Should be.

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It should rather be integrated in network preferences. There should be a clear warning about the card there and a button to download and install the firmware if needed.


Thanks, I couldn’t do it within the live CD, but I installed Haiku on my notebook and it works fine.

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It should also be possible to have meta-packages, that is packages that only contain the script and run it on install.
It can’t be worse than Canonical using .deb to shove Chromium’s Snap to people who didn’t want it :smiley: