Dell Wireless 1397 and Linux

Joseph_Barela_Jr at Joseph_Barela_Jr at
Tue Dec 1 14:35:07 CST 2009

Alright then do this install the ndiswarpper then, I will send the information.

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-----Original Message-----
From: linux-desktops-bounces at [mailto:linux-desktops-bounces at] On Behalf Of José Romildo Malaquias
Sent: Tuesday, December 01, 2009 2:19 PM
To: linux-desktops
Subject: Re: Dell Wireless 1397 and Linux

On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 01:57:47PM -0500, Stas Khromoy wrote:
> Jose,
> which distro are you using ?

I am using Gentoo Linux.

I have not bought the notebook yet. I am just configuring a Vostro 1520
which I intend to bye. The default configuration comes with this


> I know that both the latest versions of  ubuntu and fedora have a
> package available through yum/aptitude.
> The name escapes me at this moment, but if you you have either one of
> the above search the repositories  for 'broadcom'
> otherwise you might have to use ndsiwrapper and load the windows
> drives through it.
> 2009/12/1 José Romildo Malaquias <j.romildo at>:
> > Hello.
> >
> > Is there a linux driver for the Dell Wireless 1397? If so, in which
> > kernel module?
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Romildo

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