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Old 06-25-2005, 05:40 PM   #1
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Broadcom 54g - ndiswrapper failed

Hello I am a newbie but I love my mandrake 10.2 x86_64. I am running it on an AMD mobile Athlon 64 (e-machine). When I tried to use ndiswrapper for my Broadcom 54g MaxPerformance 802.11g it through up an error message. It reads "Unexpected error has happened: insmod'ing module ndiswrapper failed at /usr/lib/libDrakX/ line 66" The default driver it comes up with before I tried anything is BCM 94306 802.11g NIC

I desperately need to connect to my wireless inorder to keep using Linux. Can anybody help?

Thanks for helping and keeping it simple. I haven't even sucessfully installed a program manually

Old 06-26-2005, 04:03 PM   #2
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upgrade to latest version of mandrake or ubuntu or debian that all have support for your WiFi built in (2.6.x series kernels do not need ndiswrapper)

Probably as easy as downloading the latest iso and running from there.


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