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I am having a lot of trouble with this and would appreciate any help. I have been searching google for ways to make this work and every option so far has failed.
I have a
dual boot vista/suse 10.3
amd turion64 x2
NVIDIA Go 6150
Broadcom bcm94311 wireless
Linux installed and recognized the card. gave me the bcm43xx drivers. I used the install_bcm43xx_firmware.
the led lights up blue like it's working, I changed it to start on boot up and then when it loads my profile and desktop the light turns off and will not activate the wireless card. I have attempted to use the ndiswrapper removing the bcm43xx drivers and blacklisting the bcm43xx.
attempted to install both bcmw15 and the bcmv15 and both came back as invalid drivers.
Now I want to remove the blacklisting of the bcm43xx and put it back in my kernel but I don't know how nor do I know if that will fix the issue at all. I'm about to forget about trying to troubleshoot it and just reinstall suse and start fresh again. I have made so many changes via the command line I don't think I could get it back to it's original config.
I also did an ifconfig and it didn't list my wireless card at all after I did the rmmode bcm43xx
I also accidently moved my desktop to a folder and then when I tried to move it back it didn't bring back the icons it only put the desktop folder on the desktop. How do I get all of my icons back?
I've already reloaded suse so the issue with the desktop is no longer an issue. In essence I had attempted to move a file on my desktop and when I did, I mistakenly left off the filename and had stopped at /home/jason/Desktop. So it moved the desktop into a separate file. When I went to move it back it put a file on my Desktop called "Desktop" instead of putting my icons back. The icons were in the folder but I couldn't get them to move back onto my Desktop.
Rack it up as a noobie screw up... and a learning experience for me :-(
Still having the problems with my network card but I will try your links later tonight. I don't even want to go into the problems I'm having with my NVIDIA card, when I get frustrated enough I'll post my problems.
Thanks for the response though, I'll let you know if either one of the links you provided turn out to be useful.