IBM High Rate Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Adapter with Modem II
IBM Order PN (WW): 22P7701
IBM Order PN (China): 31P6501
IBM FRU PN (WW): 26P8437, 26P8442, 26P8437, 26P8518, 91P7215
IBM FRU PN (China): 26P8313, 91P7275
Also known (in IBM literature) as....
- IBM High Rate Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter
A firmware update package for the wireless function of this adapter is available from IBM.
The available firmware version is 1.04.09.00 and is available here
The firmware update can only be run from Windows
Linux WiFi driver
Linux Modem driver
The Linux driver from SmartLink supports this device.
Latest version of this driver is 2.9.10 and supports both the 2.4 and 2.6 kernels. The modem works with the "ALSA method" which is detailed in the README that accompanies the SmartLink driver.
Note! Since kernel 2.6.12, there is new ALSA mixer control "off-hook" which has to be unmuted before the modem can be used, e.g. by running "alsamixer -D hw:1".