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Old 11-09-2004, 04:34 AM   #1
Cutty1
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Mandrake 10 on A 700m


Hi

I am fairly new to linux and i just bought a 700m.

when i install mandrake 10 all hardware is recognized except my integrated wifi card, im sure this means there are no linux drivers for the dell card. Have any of you ever put mandrake on a 700m? I Searched google for about 2 days off and on thats why im posting here, can't find to much.

Anyone?
 
Old 11-09-2004, 08:05 AM   #2
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What type of a card is that, and I dont know what 700m is.. could you explain please?
 
Old 11-09-2004, 01:09 PM   #3
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sorry

the dell inspirion 700m is a ultraportable notebook.

the integrated wifi card is a Dell Wireless 1350 Internal WiFi (802.11b/g, 54Mbps)(802.11 b/g, 54Mbps)

thanks

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Old 11-09-2004, 02:06 PM   #4
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Hello,

I have recently bought a DELL 510 M. Mine was delivered with a wireless card with a Broadcom chipset. This chipset is not recognized by Linux.
I had to install 'ndiswrapper' (have a look on sourceforge.net) to be able to use the Windows driver under Linux (Mandrake 10.1).
The specification on my card are :
Quote:
Identification
Vendeur: Broadcom Corp.
Description: BCM94306 802.11g NIC
I do not know which chipset is installed but it could be interresting to investigate that option and possible explanation.

Hope this helps,
Regards,

Vincent

Last edited by VincentB; 11-09-2004 at 02:09 PM.
 
Old 11-11-2004, 03:17 PM   #5
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Thanks Vincent

ive got everything i need, when i try the make install for ndiswrapper i get this error..

[root@localhost ndiswrapper-0.11]$ make install
make -C driver install
make [1]: Entering directory '/home/cutty/Desktop/drive/ndiswrapper-0.11/driver'
make -C /lib/modules/2.6.3-7mdk/build

SUBDIRS=/home/cutty/Desktop/drive/ndiswrapper-0.11/driver \
NDISWRAPPER_VERSION=0.11 \
EXTRA_VERSION= modules
make: *** /lib/modules/2,6,3-7mdk/build: No such file or directory. Stop.
make: Entering an unknown directory make: Leaving an unknown directorymake[1]:**
* [defalut] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory'/home/cutty/Desktop/drive/ndiswrapper-0.11/driver'
make: *** [install] Error2
 
  


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