Dell Wireless 1397 and Linux

Mario Limonciello mario_limonciello at
Tue Dec 1 17:01:27 CST 2009

On 12/01/2009 02:19 PM, José Romildo Malaquias wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 01:57:47PM -0500, Stas Khromoy wrote:
> 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
> wireless.
> Romildo
The card is fully supported using the broadcom "WL" driver.  You'll have 
to research if it's easily available on the gentoo ebuild system.  It is 
offered by default in Ubuntu.
Mario Limonciello
*Dell | Linux Engineering*
mario_limonciello at

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