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Re: rawhide report: 20060124 changes



Karanbir Singh wrote:

> Neal Becker wrote:
>> Jan 24 08:47:42 localhost kernel: "bcm43xx": Chip ID 0x4318, rev 0x2
>> Jan 24 08:47:42 localhost kernel: "bcm43xx": Number of cores: 4
>> Jan 24 08:47:42 localhost kernel: "bcm43xx": Core 0: ID 0x800, rev 0xd,
>> vendor 0x4243, enabled Jan 24 08:47:42 localhost kernel: "bcm43xx": Core
>> 1: ID 0x812, rev 0x9, vendor 0x4243, disabled Jan 24 08:47:42 localhost
>> kernel: "bcm43xx": Core 2: ID 0x804, rev 0xc, vendor 0x4243, enabled Jan
>> 24 08:47:42 localhost kernel: "bcm43xx": Core 3: ID 0x80d, rev 0x7,
>> vendor 0x4243, enabled Jan 24 08:47:42 localhost kernel: "bcm43xx": PHY
>> connected Jan 24 08:47:42 localhost kernel: "bcm43xx": Detected PHY:
>> Version: 3, Type 2, Revision 7
>> Jan 24 08:47:42 localhost kernel: "bcm43xx": Detected Radio:  ID:
>> 8205017f (Manuf: 17f Ver: 2050 Rev: 8) Jan 24 08:47:42 localhost kernel:
>> "bcm43xx": Radio turned off Jan 24 08:47:42 localhost kernel: "bcm43xx":
>> Radio turned off
>> 
>> 
>> WoW!!! Support for my bcm43xx!!! How do I turn it on?
>> 
> 
> Support has been there for a few weeks now...
> 
> take a look at http://bcm43xx.berlios.de/ for details on how to get the
> device setup, you need to extract firmware, get it in the right place,
> setup the network config's and you *should* be good to go. I've had
> mixed results
> 

Cool, but not ready for primetime.  No encryption support.

I need to use ndiswrapper still.  How do I prevent activation of bcm43xx?  I
tried removing it from modprobe.conf, but it is still getting loaded, and
then ndiswrapper won't work.


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