Intel AC-9260 Wireless is not Recgonized


New Member
Dec 23, 2018
Hi, All the experienced PVE users:

I am trying to use my Intel AC 9260 wireless card to pass through to my Openwrt VM to make a wireless router, but the latest PVE 5.3-6 doesn't recognize the card, and I did some research, many people were saying the card is supported after kernel 4.14, but after I plug the card in, and updated my system, I still can't see the card. I tried to installed the firmware manually, but the firmware is somehow conflicted with "proxmox-ve” firmware, and if I want to install the wireless driver, the system is asking me to remove "proxmox-ve" firmware.

Any ideas how to get the wireless card working?

Or should I just get rid of the wireless card?

The driver of the Intel WIFI nic is in the kernel but not the firmware without these cards will not work.
If you like to passthrough a PCIe device you don't need the firmware.
But your Mainboard must capable of supporting this feature.


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