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Re: [opensuse] Wireless Card
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suse-list3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 07:20:27 -0500
  • Message-id: <1171542027.12078.5.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 07:18 -0500, Kenneth Schneider wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 11:59 +0100, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> > Danesh Daroui <Danesh.D@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> >
> > > 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...
> >
> > Broadcom support is not quite fully working yet :-(
> >
> > Andreas
>
> It may not be fully working but the bcm43xx does, it is also in the
> Linksys WPC54G which works quite well in my laptop. The OP needs to
> extract the drivers from the windows .sys file and add them
> to /lib/firmware.
>
Also the use of ndiswrapper is not needed.

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

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