Ubuntu on Mac Laptops
jackson.linux at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 15:48:22 UTC 2006
On Tue, 2006-01-17 at 10:39 -0500, Scott J. Henson wrote:
> jack jackson wrote:
> > <snip>
> > Also, with current kernels(2.6.15) you can get the airport extreme to
> > work, but it is kinda hard and not for the faint of heart.
> > Can you point to a How to? I am desperate to get this to work because
> > if I can depend on it working I can have my work buy me a new iBook
> > and I can load Breezy on it - the best of all worlds. Also I remember
> > with my powerbook and hoary there were issues with the mouse because
> > it used a USB mouse which wasn't supported. I guess that's solved?
> Yes, you will need a 2.6.15 kernel as I said above. You can get that
> from dapper(I would backport but you could just upgrade to dapper).
> Then youll need to go to http://bcm43xx.berlios.de/ and download and
> compile the driver. Like I said, not for the faint of heart but doable
> and it seems to work alright. I would go with the svn checkout and just
> follow the readme in trunk/driver and then do a 'make && sudo make
> install'. After that you should have a working airport extreme driver.
Thank you!!!!!!!!! I really appreciate it!
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