Ubuntu on Mac Laptops

Jack Jackson 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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