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Old 10-22-2003, 07:20 AM   #1
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RH9 on Inspiron 8500


Has anyone found a driver for the Broadcom 440x NIC driver on the Inspiron 8500? or a suitable substitute?
 
Old 10-22-2003, 08:07 AM   #2
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http://ltswww.epfl.ch/~dsanta/resour...ll-i8500-linux

http://www.broadcom.com/docs/driver-...ver=4401-Linux
 
Old 10-22-2003, 02:40 PM   #3
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Thanks...that did the trick...
 
Old 10-23-2003, 02:26 PM   #4
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here is the xf86config

http://www.sarakaitis.com/XF86Config
 
Old 10-23-2003, 02:27 PM   #5
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also if you do an insmod b44 it will autodetect the nic
 
Old 10-23-2003, 04:26 PM   #6
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Broadcom has a src file to build an rpm, which works wonderfully. Also, got the nvidia driver for the DDR chip set and got 1680x1050 resolution...thanks for all the help
 
  


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