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Old 07-12-2004, 07:30 PM   #1
must_b_lost
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Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Grand Rapids, Mi
Distribution: Redhat 9, Fendora
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NIC on Dell inspiron 1100 problems


This is my problem. I installed Redhat 9 on my Dell Inspiron 1100. Everything works on it but my network card, which is a Broadcom 440x. I have both the tar and rpm drivers and tried to get them to compile but for some reason it wouldn't make the file bcm4400.o (the make file). I get an error message every time I type the command to make the file.
I have a feeling the dirvers are not very good and if I could find another source that could be another solution. Can anyone help me?

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