NOTE: this page is for archival only, see the note at the end of the page.


iwlwifi is the wireless driver for Intel's current wireless chips. For older chips, there are other drivers:

  • ipw2100
  • ipw2200

  • iwlegacy (for 3945, 4965)


  • Station (client) mode
  • IBSS (Ad-Hoc) mode
  • AP mode (experimental; only on some devices/firmware versions)
  • P2P (experimental; only on some devices/firmware versions)
  • 802.11abgn (depending on the device)

Supported Devices

The following devices are supported (since kernel version):

  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 100 (2.6.37)
  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 130 (2.6.37)
  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230 (2.6.36)
  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030 (2.6.36)
  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 (2.6.35)
  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150 (2.6.30)
  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250 (2.6.30)
  • Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300 (2.6.30)
  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200 (2.6.30)
  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000 (2.6.30)
  • Intel® Wireless WiFi 5150AGN (2.6.29)

  • Intel® Wireless WiFi 5100AGN, 5300AGN, and 5350AGN (2.6.27)


For technical support send email to <linux-wireless AT vger DOT kernel DOT org> and/or <ilw AT linux DOT intel DOT com>.


Get the firmware from linux-firmware.git.

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