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Old 02-02-2008, 07:56 PM   #16
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When you open YaST under network devices the broadcom card should be listed. If not I would think you still have a driver not properly installed.
 
Old 02-03-2008, 07:46 AM   #17
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When you open YaST under network devices the broadcom card should be listed. If not I would think you still have a driver not properly installed.
Nothing for Broadcom shows up.
 
Old 02-03-2008, 11:13 AM   #18
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My dell is older so I can not duplicate your problem. Hopefully some one else will answer this post. I think there has to be something you are missing in the driver installation, I am not saying it is on your end but maybe the article has a step missing.
 
Old 02-04-2008, 08:53 PM   #19
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My dell is older so I can not duplicate your problem. Hopefully some one else will answer this post. I think there has to be something you are missing in the driver installation, I am not saying it is on your end but maybe the article has a step missing.
Thank you for your time and patiences.
 
Old 02-05-2008, 07:34 AM   #20
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That article you linked to was pretty simple, it is hard to believe that you missed a step.

Lets take a look at the basics, so please post the following:

- The output of lsmod
- The output of iwconfig
- The output of ifconfig
- The output of ndiswrapper -i

Hopefully that will give us good place to figure out where this has gone wrong.
 
Old 02-05-2008, 03:34 PM   #21
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Mr Carioca please let us know if you are having problems getting the outputs of the commands that Hangdog42 has listed or if you have the problem solved. My curiosity has the best of me.
 
Old 02-06-2008, 07:08 PM   #22
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Try "ndiswrapper -l"

See if it shows an alternative driver loaded.

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Old 02-08-2008, 11:34 AM   #23
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Alright folks, thanks helping me.

Now I did get it solved, however I had the need to go for the brazilian distro (which I'm brazilian) called Kurumin and I followed the tutorial on the ubuntu website.. and guess what? It worked great!!!

So, Kurumin is pretty much like Ubuntu, I could even type "sudo apt-get install build-essential" and it would do it job without problems.

I'm truly in love with Kurumin =]
 
Old 02-08-2008, 03:02 PM   #24
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I am glad you solved the problem and are with a distro that will work for you.
 
Old 07-12-2008, 11:03 PM   #25
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Exclamation Bad support

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I am glad you solved the problem and are with a distro that will work for you.
I'm been looking for a while that OpenSuSE community is lacking from a good support from people like us. We should be more involved in help, between us.

Regards,
 
Old 07-13-2008, 07:20 AM   #26
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Suse has pretty good tutorials in their Wiki but the problem is finding them, I agree their search could be better. Some of his problem could have been in the language translation also but the problem has been solved and that is what counts.
 
Old 07-28-2008, 04:53 AM   #27
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For any kind of PC up gradation or PC maintenance a best place i know is [link removed] you can have a look by yourself i hope you won't be disappointed because one of my friend referred me this site and by that time i am with this site and recommending others

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Old 07-28-2008, 07:14 AM   #28
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Take your spam elsewhere.
 
Old 11-19-2008, 12:38 AM   #29
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I am having this problem as well. I have the windows driver and ndiswrapper. My wireless card shows up in: controlcenter/networksettings but says not connected. I am new to linux all together so not familiar with the commands. This is on opensuse. I have tried to extract using b43-fwcutter as the bcm version is not in my repositories. using terminal I use (as root) b43-fwcutter /lib/firmware /home/Mozart/desktop/sp39912.exe
and get this error:
Sorry, the input file is either wrong or not supported by b43-fwcutter.
This file has an unknown MD5sum d41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e

I am assuming that I should be using bcm instead of b43????? Id prefer not changing from suse so any help will be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 11-19-2008, 12:53 AM   #30
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Here is the info that was asked above.



lsmod
Module Size Used by
ip6t_LOG 11140 7
xt_tcpudp 7296 2
xt_pkttype 6016 3
ipt_LOG 10500 8
xt_limit 6788 15
af_packet 26368 4
rfkill_input 8832 0
microcode 15888 0
binfmt_misc 15752 1
snd_pcm_oss 51968 0
snd_mixer_oss 21120 1 snd_pcm_oss
snd_seq 61376 0
snd_seq_device 12812 1 snd_seq
i915 34176 2
drm 85784 3 i915
ip6t_REJECT 9088 3
nf_conntrack_ipv6 20984 4
ipt_REJECT 8064 3
xt_state 6656 8
iptable_mangle 7424 0
iptable_nat 11400 0
nf_nat 23448 1 iptable_nat
iptable_filter 7552 1
ip6table_mangle 7296 0
nf_conntrack_netbios_ns 6912 0
nf_conntrack_ipv4 15364 7 iptable_nat,nf_nat
nf_conntrack 66900 6 nf_conntrack_ipv6,xt_state,iptable_nat,nf_nat,nf_conntrack_netbios_ns,nf_conntrack_ipv4
ip_tables 17936 3 iptable_mangle,iptable_nat,iptable_filter
ip6table_filter 7424 1
ip6_tables 19088 3 ip6t_LOG,ip6table_mangle,ip6table_filter
x_tables 21380 11 ip6t_LOG,xt_tcpudp,xt_pkttype,ipt_LOG,xt_limit,ip6t_REJECT,ipt_REJECT,xt_state,iptable_nat,ip_tables ,ip6_tables
ipv6 269160 17 ip6t_REJECT,nf_conntrack_ipv6,ip6table_mangle
fuse 54044 5
loop 23044 0
dm_mod 66388 0
sr_mod 21032 1
cdrom 38300 1 sr_mod
ide_pci_generic 8196 0 [permanent]
piix 11528 0 [permanent]
ide_core 118560 2 ide_pci_generic,piix
arc4 6144 2
ecb 7808 2
crypto_blkcipher 24068 1 ecb
b43 148124 0
rfkill 11796 2 rfkill_input,b43
mac80211 178196 1 b43
cfg80211 23432 1 mac80211
input_polldev 9096 1 b43
led_class 9476 1 b43
snd_hda_intel 374172 5
snd_pcm 87812 2 snd_pcm_oss,snd_hda_intel
ata_piix 26116 1
snd_timer 28424 2 snd_seq,snd_pcm
battery 18820 0
snd_page_alloc 14984 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
video 27024 0
snd_hwdep 14084 1 snd_hda_intel
output 7936 1 video
ac 10628 0
snd 67256 18 snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_seq,snd_seq_device,snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm,snd_timer,snd_hwdep
ssb 38660 1 b43
e100 40716 0
wmi 12200 0
mii 9600 1 e100
button 13072 0
pata_acpi 11264 0
i2c_i801 13840 0
pcmcia 43636 2 b43,ssb
soundcore 11976 1 snd
iTCO_wdt 16164 0
pcmcia_core 42900 2 b43,pcmcia
intel_agp 31036 1
ata_generic 12036 0
i2c_core 28820 1 i2c_i801
joydev 15936 0
rtc_cmos 14752 0
iTCO_vendor_support 7940 1 iTCO_wdt
agpgart 38580 3 drm,intel_agp
rtc_core 24860 1 rtc_cmos
firmware_class 13696 3 microcode,b43,pcmcia
serio_raw 11140 0
rtc_lib 7040 1 rtc_core
sg 39732 0
sd_mod 32920 2
ehci_hcd 39436 0
uhci_hcd 28432 0
usbcore 152012 3 ehci_hcd,uhci_hcd
edd 14152 0
ahci 33544 1
libata 163804 4 ata_piix,pata_acpi,ata_generic,ahci
scsi_mod 156020 4 sr_mod,sg,sd_mod,libata
dock 15248 1 libata
ext3 143496 1
mbcache 13060 1 ext3
jbd 61088 1 ext3
fan 10372 0
thermal 27164 0
processor 53552 2 thermal


iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wmaster0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:""
Mode:Managed Channel:0 Access Point: Not-Associated
Tx-Power=0 dBm
Retry min limit:7 RTS thrff Fragment thr=2352 B
Encryption keyff
Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

ifconfig
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:164:33:C0:1B
inet addr:192.168.1.6 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::216:d4ff:fe33:c01b/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:89548 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:62129 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:103605549 (98.8 Mb) TX bytes:7231855 (6.8 Mb)

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:60 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:60 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:3360 (3.2 Kb) TX bytes:3360 (3.2 Kb)


ndiswrapper -i
install/manage Windows drivers for ndiswrapper

usage: ndiswrapper OPTION
-i inffile install driver described by 'inffile'
-a devid driver use installed 'driver' for 'devid' (dangerous)
-r driver remove 'driver'
-l list installed drivers
-m write configuration for modprobe
-ma write module alias configuration for all devices
-mi write module install configuration for all devices
-v report version information

where 'devid' is either PCIID or USBID of the form XXXX:XXXX,
as reported by 'lspci -n' or 'lsusb' for the card

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