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Old 06-01-2009, 01:06 PM   #1
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Unhappy Wireless issue with CentOS 5


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i need a help i get a wireless device Broadcom Corporation BMC4318 Wireless ALN controller installed with CentOS 5 and i cannot activate the network device do you an idea ?
Best regards
Adel

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Old 06-01-2009, 01:28 PM   #2
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Hi ;
i need a help i get a wireless device Broadcom Corporation BMC4318 Wireless ALN controller installed with CentOS 5 and i cannot activate the network device do you an idea ?
Best regards
Adel
You can use the Windows driver. You will need to install ndiswrapper in order to use the Windows driver.

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Old 06-01-2009, 04:23 PM   #3
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Wireless card under CentOs 5.2

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You can use the Windows driver. You will need to install ndiswrapper in order to use the Windows driver.

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thanks a lot but it seems that the device is seen as BMC4318 wireless LAN controller under 'Wireless Device Configuration'which is I think is the right driver and the right name of the card but but i cannot active and i cna't get an IP address it under 'Network Configuration' any idea ?
Best regards
Adel
 
  


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