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Re: rawhide report: 20060124 changes



Neal Becker wrote:
> 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.
>
>   
WPA doesn't work but they are getting close. But WEP does work, if you
can call it encryption ;)

Bart

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