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Old 11-26-2006, 01:20 PM   #1
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I am runnin slack 11.0 and i have problems with my wireless card here are outputs from lspci and lsmod:

root@slack:~# lsmod
Module Size Used by
bcm43xx 399232 0
ieee80211softmac 22080 1 bcm43xx
ieee80211 26184 2 bcm43xx,ieee80211softmac
ieee80211_crypt 4096 1 ieee80211
pcmcia 26452 0
firmware_class 6784 2 bcm43xx,pcmcia
tsdev 5632 0
joydev 7360 0
yenta_socket 21260 1
rsrc_nonstatic 8128 1 yenta_socket
pcmcia_core 30032 3 pcmcia,yenta_socket,rsrc_nonstatic

30:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4310 UART (rev 01)

seems modules are up but my iwconfig doesnt recognize any wireless devices.
Old 11-26-2006, 02:37 PM   #2
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Maybe because the bcm4312 chipset of the Broadcom BCM4310 is not stable with the bcm43xx module. Black list the module and use ndiswrapper;


# Card Name: Broadcom Corporation BCM4310 UART (rev 01)

* Ndiswrapper version: 1.23
* Chipset name: Broadcom BCM4312
* PCIID: 14e4:4312
* Windows driver location: This file can be extracted with cabextract and contains both 32 bits and 64 bits files. (Try: ndiswrapper -i bcmwl5.inf)
* Using Gentoo AMD64 Kernel Version 2.6.17 on a HP Pavilion dv2000


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