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Re: [SLE] ndiswrapper and 64-bit Broadcom wireless drivers
  • From: Jerry Feldman <gaf@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 07:57:28 -0400
  • Message-id: <200604200757.29324.gaf@xxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 19 April 2006 7:48 pm, Hans du Plooy wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-04-19 at 12:01 -0400, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> > Solved.
> > Thanks to Lawrence Ferreira and Hans du Plooy. The problem was that I
> > did not run ndiswrapper -d
> No problem. I used the README.SUSE (I think) that comes with
> ndiswrapper in SUSE. I didn't have to do ndiswrapper -d, I was actually
> surprised at how easily I got it going. Maybe I was just lucky :-)
The issue appeared to be that the 32-bit driver that I got from the HP
Windows service pack (SP32158.exe) was able to detect the chip. Apparently
the 64-bit driver did not so that the chip address had to be entered. And,
it passed its first test last night at MIT. It came up very nicely. And, as
I mentioned, being at MIT automatically gives us a few additional geek
Jerry Feldman <gaf@xxxxxxx>
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