broadcom wireless

Curtis Vaughan cavaughan at
Sun May 4 20:17:42 UTC 2008

On Sun, 04 May 2008 16:54:34 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:

> Curtis Vaughan wrote:
>> I have been struggling 2 days now to get a broadcome wireless card to
>> work on an HP DV6000 under Ubuntu 8.04. I've found tons of pages with
>> people getting it to work. But everything I've tried doesn't work. The
>> interesting thing is I went to the Ubuntu Help Wifi Docs and they say
>> that the driver is included in 8.04 and that a manual config is not
>> required. That it is all controlled through the nm-applet. But I have
>> not been able to get the card up at all.
>> Any ideas?
> I just use ndiswrapper (same, or at least very similar machine).  The
> Broadcom driver did _seem_ to work most of the time, but it didn't seem
> reliable.

Yeh I have tried getting ndiswrapper to work. Installing using apt-get, 
synaptic and installing it manually. Nonetheless, nothing seems to work.

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