Welcome to the forum! Toward the bottom of the file, you will find one or two entries in the list that are designed to boot Microsoft Windows. No registered users and 12 guests. Open a terminal, go to that directory, and enter the following commands:. Then press ” b ” to boot and Ubuntu should boot normally.

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Message 1 of 8. Back to home page. This page has been accessed 1, times. Here’s the final after-action summary: Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Log in or Sign up. See the table below for links to modified BIOS images with the whitelist disabled.

You should experiment very carefully with this, and test whether any benefits occur. Ubuntu pauses during boot-up while attempting to synchronize the system clock with a remote time server, but you probably aren’t connected to the internet when you boot with a ThinkPad, so this attempt accomplishes nothing.

The value of the first register inside the memory of the PCI card should be modified to read: Use the Gnome menu System Administration Synaptic Package Manager, and search and install the two packages linux and while you are here build-essential.


The hard drive has been removed.

Reboot, again pressing F12 to select the second hard disk as your boot disk if necessary, and test your changes. Back to home page Return to ayheros.

Atheros Wireless Network Adapter driver free download for windows – IBM – ThinkPad T42 (VTP)

From what I’ve read here, it appears that identifying the right drivers depends on more than just the model T42 and type The battery is present but has not im tested in any way. Less than 1 GB. I have not discussed wireless configuration, but much useful information can be found about subject at http: The WiFi card seems to be a HP one tip: Custom Bundle see all.

Message 4 of 8. The posted hint includes links to two files. Also, one more thing, very few access points actually support WPA2 at this point.

Then press ” b ” to boot and Ubuntu should boot normally. It seems that Agere cards do not have very good support under Linux!


Thanks for the quick replies. I can’t tell if this really helps, but apparently it can’t hurt. But there might be a catch: Doing it the other way around left too much uncertainty for me with regards to getting a card that didn’t display the error. Message arheros of 8.

Adding internal wireless card to IBM T42

I think the difference may be that the light goes athfros if the ThinkPad has Bluetooth installed; mine does not. As a result, the LED doesn’t get proper signals and fails.

Having said that, I’d strongly suggest going back attheros XP on that machine, since its graphic card ATi Radeon is considered too weak to run W7 or Vista, and there are no drivers for it when it comes to anything more recent than XP. One shift button is loose, the cd player doesn’t work but everything is still intact. You May Also Like.