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Old 04-06-2006, 05:18 PM   #1
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Debian and Wireless


I am currently running Debian Sarge for AMD 64, kernel 2.6.8-11-amd64-generic.

I have a broadcom wireless card device 4318 revision 02. I have installed NDISWRAPPER and driver bcmwl5. Everything starts out find, it even detects the hardware as present when I ndiswrapper -l. However when I try to modprobe ndisdriver to actually get things running, the following error is returned:

FATAL: Error inserting ndiswrapper (/lib/modules/2.6.8-11-amd64-generic/misc/ndiswrapper.ko): Invalid module format
Any advice would be most appreciated.
Old 04-08-2006, 02:11 AM   #2
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Make sure the ndiswrapper used is the correct version for the kernel you're using.

Also it appears you're using AMD64 kernel. Are you sure ndiswrapper is compiled for that version?


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