[ubuntu-uk] Broadcom driver problem (sigh).....

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Sat Feb 12 10:09:01 UTC 2011

On 12/02/11 08:28, Barry Drake wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-02-07 at 21:22 +0000, Barry Drake wrote:
>>  On Mon, 2011-02-07 at 21:01 +0000, alan c wrote:
>>  >  another possibility is a usb wifi dongle?
>>  Wonderful idea!  I'll get one.
> It's the ideal solution.  Thanks Alan.  Works straight out of the box
> and proves to me that the Broadcom BCM4132 Wi-Fi chipset will not
> connect to a Belkin F6D4230-4 v1 router (maybe others?).  Is there a
> wiki somewhere for me to flag this up?  Obviously I've told Broadcom
> (who said it's Dell's problem), I've told Dell, who said nothing, and
> I've told Belkin who said it's not their problem (correctly, I guess).

I would, as a rule, also post into the laptop compatibility/ 
incompatibility  thread in ubuntuforums

ISTR there is a yahoo group 'linux on dell' or similar
alan cocks
Ubuntu user

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