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Re: [SLE] new at wireless configuration
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2006 00:12:37 -0400
  • Message-id: <1149135157.26411.59.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2006-05-31 at 20:04 -0400, Doug McGarrett wrote:

> You say "it worked", but then you say it doesn't work.
> I have broadcom ethernet on the mobo, and email doesn't
> work from Linux 10.0, but I went to the ndiswrapper site
> from Google, and I don't understand a damn thing there,
> so you probably have the same problem. You have to
> recompile the kernel--a real show-stopper there, I
> think--and find a windows driver (good luck) and all
> kinds of other esoteric things. I'm not an IT person,
> I'm a retired RF engineer, and I can't deal with this
> stuff, and now I see that Novel is taking even the
> existing drivers out of Linux, so you'll have nothing.
> I'm totally disgusted!
>
Why did you feel compelled to go to the ndiswrapper site for info? There
is an info file at /usr/share/doc/packages/ndiswrapper that has all the
info needed to use ndiswrapper.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998


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