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Old 11-11-2007, 04:14 PM   #1
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Problems with ndiswrapper/broadcom

Hi. Having problems with ndiswrapper and getting my wifi working...
I have been experimenting with ndiswrapper and one of my earlier experiments got me stuck with this:

[root@c-8ac1e355 hjortur]# ndiswrapper -l
ls: /etc/ndiswrapper/broadcom: No such file or directory
ls: bcm-43xx.exe: No such file or directory
Installed drivers:
broadcom bcm-43xx.exe invalid driver!
[root@c-8ac1e355 hjortur]# ndiswrapper -e broadcom bcm-43xx.exe
Usage: ndiswrapper OPTION

Manage ndis drivers for ndiswrapper.
-i inffile Install driver described by 'inffile'
-d devid driver Use installed 'driver' for 'devid'
-e driver Remove 'driver'
-l List installed drivers
-m Write configuration for modprobe
-da Write module alias configuration for all devices
-di Write module install configuration for all devices
-v Report version information

where 'devid' is either PCIID or USBID of the form XXXX:XXXX
[root@c-8ac1e355 hjortur]#

well matter what I do I can't get rid of this invalid driver and some strange ls: /etc/ndiswrapper/broadcom keeps sticking to the output....

Hope someone can help me...

Old 11-11-2007, 05:37 PM   #2
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We're going to need more basic info before anybody can help!

What distro are you using? Are you sure the broadcom is bcm43?

Have you got the windows drivers to use with ndiswrapper?


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