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Re: FC10 and NDISwrapper

Thanks Jerry, Axel,

I'm going to look into the native drivers rather than ndiswrappers. Even 
though I finally got the ndiswrapper rpm's to install I prefer this idea.

The laptop is a Dell Vostro 1510, and lspci gives:

06:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g (rev 01)


On Monday 27 April 2009 21:48:57 Jerry Feldman wrote:
> Rather than screw with NDISWrapper, are you using a BroadCom NIC?
> There is a native Broadcom driver in F10, but you need to load the
> firmware. There is a utility called b43-fwcutter you would use to do
> this from the Windows driver. In any case, it might be better for you to
> describe your wireless chip and Dell model. Note that NDISWrapper is
> bith a driver (ndiswrapper.ko) as well as a command.  But, in the case
> of Broadcom, it will conflict with the native driver.
> On 04/27/2009 10:18 AM, Gary Stainburn wrote:
> > Hi folks.
> >
> > I'm trying to get WIFI working on my new DELL and I've been told to try
> > ndiswrappers.

Gary Stainburn
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