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as I use mostly linux, I'm trying to customise my netbook and my wlan is my only rock in the path of a fully open source supported netbook ... Plug and play in linux

Here's what I need to swap/switch : Toshiba Satellite A300 Wlan (Intel) <---> Emachines eM350 Wlan (broadcom-wl)

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Do you want to physically swap the hardware or spoof drivers or what? Please be more specific. –  Shinrai Mar 15 '11 at 17:36
    
swap the hardware ... –  zillion Mar 15 '11 at 18:28

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It's a miniPCI card under the keyboard. Just unplug the antenna, remove the old card, and put the new one in.

Here's an image of what a miniPCI card looks like:

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Do I can have an issue at reboot without reinstalling linux ? Does photos or videos that show how to do it exist ? –  zillion Mar 15 '11 at 18:08
    
You won't need to reinstall Linux. My apologies on the location, though. In the A300/A305, it's under the keyboard. take a look at page 2 of: irisvista.com/tech/laptops/Toshiba-Satellite-A305/… –  Hyppy Mar 15 '11 at 18:42

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