After purchasing a new wireless card of ebay. I found out that it was a preproduction knock off. You can see [Intels view on this ]. In order to get it working on linux you need to hack the driver. This is a hack and i mean a hack, it took me 2 seconds but now my wireless card is working.
--- linux-2.6.34-gentoo-r1-orig/drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwl-eeprom.c 2010-05-16 23:17:36.000000000 +0200 +++ linux-2.6.34-gentoo-r1/drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwl-eeprom.c 2010-09-02 19:04:12.672222822 +0200 @@ -618,10 +618,10 @@ eeprom_ver = iwl_eeprom_query16(priv, EEPROM_VERSION); calib_ver = priv->cfg->ops->lib->eeprom_ops.calib_version(priv); - if (eeprom_ver < priv->cfg->eeprom_ver || +/* if (eeprom_ver < priv->cfg->eeprom_ver || calib_ver < priv->cfg->eeprom_calib_ver) goto err; - +*/ return 0; err: IWL_ERR(priv, "Unsupported (too old) EEPROM VER=0x%x < 0x%x CALIB=0x%x < 0x%x\n",