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Old 12-27-2008, 12:28 PM   #1
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Connecting PC to Wireless Network


SuSE 10.3 is running on a Compaq Presario 2100 laptop. It has a Dell wireless 1350 802.11 b/g PC Card for home network connection. I am a newbie to Linux. Is there anyway to make this wireless card work? Great detail is needed for me to understand this issue. If worse comes to worse is there a PC card that will run in this pc and be easier to configure for Linux?

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John J.
 
Old 12-27-2008, 01:47 PM   #2
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I believe this card uses the Broadcom 4306 chipset. Check the Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) in this forum and look up the Broadcom chipset. I think you'll need to use ndiswrapper - not sure if the firmware must be updated as well.
 
Old 12-28-2008, 09:29 AM   #3
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Connecting wirelss network to a laptop

As a newbie I need precise a to z instructions on how to connect a dellwireless 1350 pc card running on a Presario 2100 with a linksys wireless g router to gain network and internet access. I have no idea how to do this let alone know where to get or use ndis wrapper for instance. If anyone can walk me through this I would be so grateful.

John J
 
Old 12-28-2008, 10:37 AM   #4
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As a newbie I need precise a to z instructions
Try this: http://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Broadcom_...ion_under_SUSE
Or this: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...91#post3308691
 
  


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