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notebook ThinkPad E330
Modell: ThinkPad E330(Modell-ID: 1344)
Typ (notebook, netbook, motherboard, tablet):
notebook
Hersteller:
Lenovo
Architektur:
x86-64/amd64
does it have a free boot firmware (BIOS,UEFI,...) ?
Nein
can free operating systems be installed?
Ja
does the device prevent installing wifi cards not-approved by the vendor?
Ja (see the details inside the description entry)
Jahr der Markteinführung:
2013
Kompatibilität mit Freie Software:
C-silver
überprüft mit Distribution:
Trisquel 6.0 Toutatis
Überbrüft mit folgendem freien Betriebssystemkern (Libre Kernel):
Grafikkarte:
(not specified how it works)
WLAN:
(not specified how it works)
Webcam:
(not specified how it works)
Beschreibung:
Wifi card whitelist

All thinkpads have a Wifi card whitelist at the BIOS level that prevent installing certain WiFi cards. The restriction can be bypassed with a BIOS modification: Either installing Libreboot, Coreboot or editing the official Lenovo/IBM BIOS.

I wasn't able to use my wi-fi card, co I didn't install Trisquel. I also tried to install gnewsense with the same result.

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