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Old 08-20-2012, 08:10 PM   #1
Arcosanti
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Registered: Apr 2004
Location: Mesa, AZ USA
Distribution: Slackware 13.37 kernel 2.6.39 gcc 4.5.2
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Need fw-cutter for b43 driver that can extract firmware from win32 driver


I have a Win XP driver for a Broadcom bcm4306 card that is of the latest version and it gives excellent signal strength compare4d to the older XP drivers. Under Slackware I use the b43 driver and the signal strength is about the same using the current firmware as it was using the older XP drivers. What I am wanting to do is get ahold of a fw-cutter program that is capable of extracting the firmware from the XP driver that provides excellent signal strength and use it with the b43 driver. Does anyone know where I can get this version of fw-cutter? The version I have does not do this. I am using Slackware 13.37 with a 2.6.38.1 kernel currently.
 
Old 08-20-2012, 11:54 PM   #2
Arcosanti
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I was able to get an older version of fwcutter that was for the older bcm43xx driver but ended up getting an MD5 error on my XP driver. I guess the XP driver is too new for the fwcutter. I got it here:

http://developer.berlios.de/project/...?group_id=4547
 
  


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