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Re: [opensuse] Wireless Card
  • From: Danesh Daroui <Danesh.D@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 10:21:05 +0100
  • Message-id: <1171531265.6410.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 00:09 -0900, John Andersen wrote:
> On Wednesday 14 February 2007, Art Fore wrote:
> > I have a Dell D820 with a built-in wireless which is a broadcom. With
> > Suse 10.1, I had to use the ndiswrapper, but with Suse 10.2, the
> > broadcom had been added to the kernel, ipw3945.
>
> I've never gotten the kernel one to work. I think it is
> obsolete for what dell is shipping today. They seem
> to switch chipsets weekly.
>
> I have to use ndiswrapper on my dell 9400.
>
>


I ran hwinfo --wlan and the result is:

12: PCI 202.0: 0200 Ethernet controller
[Created at pci.286]
UDI: /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pci_14e4_4320
Unique ID: rBUF._LuIAhxm4a3
Parent ID: qscc.S+4MMSCCLf5
SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.4/0000:02:02.0
SysFS BusID: 0000:02:02.0
Hardware Class: network
Model: "Hewlett-Packard Company nx9500 Built-in Wireless"
Vendor: pci 0x14e4 "Broadcom"
Device: pci 0x4320 "BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller"
SubVendor: pci 0x103c "Hewlett-Packard Company"
SubDevice: pci 0x12f4 "nx9500 Built-in Wireless"
Revision: 0x03
Driver: "bcm43xx"
Driver Modules: "bcm43xx"
Device File: eth0
Features: WLAN
Memory Range: 0xd0200000-0xd0201fff (rw,non-prefetchable)
IRQ: 201 (no events)
HW Address: 00:90:4b:53:b6:21
WLAN channels: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
WLAN frequencies: 2.412e-05 2.417e-05 2.422e-05 2.427e-05 2.432e-05
2.437e-05 2.442e-05 2.447e-05 2.452e-05 2.457e-05 2.462e-05 2.467e-05
2.472e-05 2.484e-05
WLAN bitrates: 1.2e-05 1.8e-05 2.4e-05 3.6e-05 4.8e-05 7.2e-05 9.6e-05
0.000108 2e-06 4e-06 1.1e-05 2.2e-05
WLAN encryption modes: WEP40 WEP104
WLAN authentication modes: open sharedkey
Module Alias: "pci:v000014E4d00004320sv0000103Csd000012F4bc02sc80i00"
Driver Info #0:
Driver Status: bcm43xx is active
Driver Activation Cmd: "modprobe bcm43xx"
Config Status: cfg=no, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown
Attached to: #8 (PCI bridge)

I think it shows that my wireless card is installed successfully but I
can not still connect to a network...

D.

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