Completely disable buildt-in WLAN

kgordon420 at kgordon420 at
Tue Sep 18 19:12:42 EDT 2012

Well then.  Silly me assuming it would be called libertas, or usb8xxx ;-). I'll try that when I get home.  Thanks, KG
------Original Message------
From: James Cameron
Sender: quozl at
To: KG Gmail
Cc: Development List OLPC
Subject: Re: Completely disable buildt-in WLAN
Sent: Sep 18, 2012 18:52

On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 10:25:50AM -0400, Kevin Gordon wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 6:25 PM, James Cameron <quozl at> wrote:
>     I have a vague memory of achieving this by renaming the firmware file
>     out of /lib/firmware ... but I haven't tested this recently.
> Alas, outside of the firmware I loaded for the new USB devices, /lib/firmware
> looks pretty darn vacant on the XO 1.5 Build 12.1.0.    A search for
> libertas.fw turned up nada.

Odd, it is /lib/firmware/sd8686.bin on an old build here, maybe it
moved?  Look for sd8686 anyway.

James Cameron

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