Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Mini-PCI Express Adapter
Also known (in IBM literature) as....
- From announcement letter 106-068, 'Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG8 wireless connection'
- Linux has the ipw3945 and the iwl3945 drivers. iwl3945 should be used as it is newer and actively developed. Also, Kernel 2.6.24 drops the old wireless-stack so ipw3945 won't compile.
Some ThinkPads have a hardware switch that must be in the on position for the radio to work, regardless of driver state:
If it is off, you might encounter following Log-Message on Startup:
ipw3945: Radio Frequency Kill Switch is On: Kill switch must be turned off for wireless networking to work.