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Re: [opensuse-factory] 10.2 A4 report
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2006 14:28:49 +0200
  • Message-id: <hou03epoxq.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Martin Schlander <suse@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Søndag 10 september 2006 10:19 skrev Andreas Jaeger:
>> > 3. The Linksys wireless card is now recognised even though I needed to
>> > download a firware package from Ubuntu as one was not available from
>> > openSUSE that I could find.
>>
>> Mmh - could y ou file a bug for this so that we can investigate and
>> possibly ship the firmware as well?
>
> I too am an unfortunate bcm wlan owner hoping that 10.2 will help me get rid
> of the nasty destabilizing Ndiswrapper without buying a new card.
>
> My card doesn't work out of the box on alpha4 - it's recognized correctly by
> yast, NM doesn't see it. Haven't tried the firmware yet.
>
> Here are some links
>
> Driver site:
> http://bcm43xx.berlios.de/

The driver is part of 2.6.18, so we have it.

> Ubuntu doc on howto obtain firmware:
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx/Dapper#head-91813ae33123c64cd6217d90fa64ae1282cabf1d
>
> Don't know the licensing issues for it - but seems Ubuntu can host a firmware
> package on their Universe repo..

So, could either of you file a bugreport, please?

> Will be great if we can get this sorted out.

Andreas
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