Intel WiFi Link 5100/5300 WLAN controller

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download linux kernel 2.6.26

download linux kernel prepatch 2.6.27-rc5

(http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/patch-2.6.27-rc5.bz2)

make menuconfig

Device Drivers => Network device surppot => wireless LAN

CONFIG_WLAN_80211=y

CONFIG_IWLWIFI=y

CONFIG_IWLCORE=y

CONFIG_IWLWIFI_LEDS=y

CONFIG_IWLWIFI_RFKILL=y

CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUG=y

CONFIG_IWLAGN=y

CONFIG_IWLAGN_SPECTRUM_MEASUREMENT=y

CONFIG_IWLAGN_LEDS=y

CONFIG_IWL5000=y

make && make modules_install

cp arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/kernel-2.6.27-rc5

install wpa_supplicant

now enjoy your new wireless card :)

alternative if you want to use your stock < 2.6.27 Kernel

http://ubuntu-virginia.ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=5710211&postcount=4