Intel WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150/5350

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Intel WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150 and 5350 controller

This is a Mini-PCI Express WiMAX and WiFi Adapter. The WiFi part is supported by the iwlagn driver since the 2.6.27 kernels.

WiMAX support??


  • Chipset: Intel 5150 and 5350
  • IEEE Standards: 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g ,802.11n
  • 1x2 WiMAX (Echo Peak)

WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150

  • 1x2 MIMO up to 300Mbps
  • PCI ID: 8086:????

WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350

  • 3x3 MIMO up to 450Mbps
  • PCI ID: 8086:????

Intel WiMAX/WiFi Link Adapter

Lenovo Partnumbers

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Models featuring this Technology

WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150

WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350

External Links


# lspci | grep Netw
00:19.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82567LF Gigabit Network Connection (rev 03)
03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Device 423d

423d seems to be a cryptic alias for Intel WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150 controller.


Support for Intel WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150/5350 WiFi/WiMAX was added to the kernel since version 2.6.27, driver iwlagn is used for that.


In order to get it working you need to download proprietary firmware (freely distributed, though) from Intel's site: , look for 5150 Images.
After downloading unpack the archive and copy the .ucode file into /lib/firmware dir.