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Old 09-13-2006, 11:34 PM   #1
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Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN

Ok, well i have tried just about everything i have tried using ndiswrapper(does not seem to work). Anyways i am using ubuntu and i installed ndiswrapper(yes the right way) and i install the bcmwl5.inf it says the hardware and driver are present. I write the modprobe with no problems and load the modprobe with no problems. The only thing is when i type "iwconfig wlan0" it says "-No such devices found"
i have a hp dv8000t with a Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN(onboard-_-) and i cant get it to work at all so i mean if someone could be kind and lend me a hand it will be very much appreciated. my email is is my msn too) Umm please someone i mean i don't like to ask so much but i mean i really like linux and i want to learn it but i mean this whole stupid broadcom problems are making me go crazy so if someone could like explain how-to get it working in details i mean like i said i did everything it just doesn't seem to work for some reason.


p.s thank for your time and effort.

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Old 09-14-2006, 03:35 AM   #2
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Do you have a file /etc/network/interfaces?
If you do, please post it here.
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When you loaded the .inf file, did you have the .sys file in the same directory?
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Maybe you can find the solution to your problem here:

Does new Linux bcm43xx driver for Broadcom wireless cards work on a HP ze4805us?



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