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Old 12-02-2009, 04:33 PM   #1
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Question Wireless Adapter in a Dual Boot

I just installed OpenSuse with my Windows Vista. I managed to configure both the NIC & the wireless adapter. I'm using NetworkManager but the wireless card does not find any wireless networks. On the other hand, if I boot, Vista the wireless card spots three or four. Do I have to disable the card in Vista and then boot up to Suse?
Old 12-02-2009, 05:58 PM   #2
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You should not need to disable it in Windows Vista, that probably won't help anything.

What brand is the wireless card? There's a good chance that it needs a proprietary driver that SUSE doesn't install by default. You might already know this, but setting up the card and drivers on vista affects linux in no way, positive or negative. you have to do a completely separate setup for OpenSUSE.

It would be easier to help if we knew some details of the card. What is the output of lspci in SUSE?
Old 12-03-2009, 09:35 AM   #3
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Wireless Adapter in a Dual Boot

Hey thanx for repling. I have a broadcom 802.11g speed booster.


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