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Slackware wireless driver problem

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Ok, so I've been researching this like all day because I can't figure out how to get my wireless working on Slackware (and that's the only way I can get internet on my laptop here). So, when I run uname -a it tells me I am running kernel 2.6.29.6 According to http://intellinuxwireless.org/?p=iwlwifi since I have a Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection adapter the iwlwifi driver included with Slackware and the released drivers will not work. So, I "need to use the compat-wireless project that retrieves the latest driver development code from the upstream repository." Problem #1 - I can't access the repository from Slackware without my wireless. Problem #2 - I have no idea how to get the files I need / configure my system to use them from my other OS (I am triple-booting Windows 7, Linux Mint, and Slackware). So, I THINK once I get the driver installed for my wireless it should be easy enough. I've already become pretty familiar with rc.inet1.conf from trying to get it to work so far, so if all I need to do after this is mess with that then I should be fine. Can someone please explain if/how I can get the right driver set up in Slackware? I can access my Slackware partition from my other distro no problem. (HowTos)