Wednesday, 26 September 2012

TP-LINK TL-WN722N network interface card

TP-LINK TL-WN722N network interface card
Getting to work under Slackware 13.37

1. Downloaded this driver
http://www.orbit-lab.org/kernel/compat-wireless-2.6-stable/v2.6.38/compat-wireless-2.6.38.2-2.tar.bz2

installed it as explained in:
http://www.q-station.net/kb/index.php/2012/05/04/tl-wn722n-usb-wireless-stick-in-linux/

2. downloaded the firmware file ar9271 from here
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/firmware/linux-firmware.git;a=blob_plain;f=ar9271.fw;hb=HEAD

3. copy the firmware to /lib/firmware/

4. restart linux.
now you should see the new interface on ifconfig

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