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Old 02-16-2004, 09:21 PM   #1
jmp875
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Very last step in getting Broadcom adapter to work with Mandrake on reboot


alright, so i can get the broadcom adapter working with mandrake, using the instructions from:

linuxquestions.org/questions/history/125571

using the method from that very helpful poster, i have everything working save for one issue...

when i put the lines into /etc/rc.d/rc.local as the poster suggests, the "insmod" command and the "loadndisdriver" command both work fine, but the "ifup wlan0" command does not seem to work. therefore, the only way i can get the wireless card to work each time is to manually type that last command every time. [note: i named the adapter "wlan0" rather than "eth1", so that's not the problem in the script.]

any suggestions out there?

many thanks in advance.
 
Old 02-16-2004, 09:39 PM   #2
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What kind of card do you have? wlan1 is for wireless and eth0 or eth1 like you said is for cable connected.
 
Old 02-17-2004, 06:07 AM   #3
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i have the broadcom BCM94306 802.11g integrated wireless card. when i manually type "ifup wlan0" as the first thing i do once i've logged in, my wireless access is fine; but i can't seem to get the script to do it for me.
 
Old 02-25-2004, 04:52 PM   #4
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Maybe you need a couple second pause in your script for the system to properly configure the card, or your script is running before some other necessary item is enabled. Sorry, not the best answer, but a possibility.
 
  


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