Breezy + Broadcom != wifi
carl at personnelware.com
Sun Jun 12 13:45:09 CDT 2005
Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 11, 2005 at 03:21:45PM -0500, Carl Karsten wrote:
>>I am going out on a limb here not sure what should/shouldn't work.
>>I have a working Toshiba Satalight Pro 4600 and a HP ze4400 that won't
>>boot. I pulled the wifi card from the HP and put it in the Toshiba and
>>0000:02:0c.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g
>>Wireless LAN Controller (rev 02)
>>0000:02:0c.0 0280: 14e4:4320 (rev 02)
>>But neither the installer nor the running OS seems to recognize there is a
>>wifi card present.
>>Is this worth filing a bug report over, or is the "won't boot" part kinda
> There is presently no Linux driver available for this device, due to the
> manufacturer's unwillingness to cooperate with the open source community by
> releasing the necessary specifications.
> Some users have had success using ndiswrapper with some Broadcom devices.
Does that mean it can't be supported in Breezy main? If not, I won't bother
documenting what it takes to get it to work.
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