Mac Mini (powerpc), Airport Extreme, dapper, and bcm43xx

Daniel Robitaille robitaille at
Sat Mar 25 03:31:14 UTC 2006

On 3/24/06, Michael R Head <burner at> wrote:
> Greetings,
> I am the happy new owner of a (used) G4-based Mac Mini. It's got the
> Airport Extreme wireless card in it, which appears to at least be
> detected by the latest dapper kernel's bcm43xx driver. I've got a few
> versions of the firmware from a few different drivers, but so far, I
> can't seem to get network-manager to work properly with it.
> Has anyone had any luck with this configuration?

Since I'm thinking of maybe acquiring one of these G4 mac mini one of
these days, how about the rest of computer?  Is everything working
well?   I have vague recollections of sound and fan issue with Ubuntu
when the mac mini was first released.

Daniel Robitaille

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