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Old 04-29-2006, 09:22 PM   #1
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zv5000 wifi help?


hi everyone, i'm new to this thread and to ubuntu as well. currently i'm running breezy badger on my pavillion zv5000 with the broadcom wifi card. i don't know how to get it to work. any help would be much appreciated. thank you.
 
Old 04-29-2006, 09:27 PM   #2
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The distro comes with ndiswrapper already installed. You'll need to apt-get the ndiswrapper-utils package and then install the windows driver for you card into ndiswrapper.

ndiswrapper -i <path to driver>
ndiswrapper -m

After that, modprobe ndiswrapper and your card should work.

You can have the ndiswrapper module load at boot by adding ndiswrapper to the /etc/modules file.
 
  


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