[SATLUG] investigating a UTSA install fest

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Wed Aug 6 09:41:11 CDT 2008


On Wed, 2008-08-06 at 10:18 -0400, scs at worldlinkisp.com wrote:
> >------- Original Message -------
>  >Elliot Carte wrote:
>  >Would this event be open to (new) SATLUG members who are not 
> >affiliated with UTSA?
>  
>          Yes
> 
> >my new 64bit Hardy Herron (ubuntu) install doesn't like my built-in
> >wireless (stupid broadcom)? I've had trouble with broadcom cards 
> >before.<<snip>> It's in a new HP Pavilion 
> 
>      What Broadcom chip does it use  ( ls pci = ____) ?   
> 
> Satlug archives are a good source of information, take a look at Benjamin
> Temple's  post  "Success with wifi" on 7/27/08 @ 20:44 , this may or may
> not help you.  There have been several wifi issues with Ubuntu 64bit, 
> whereas (IMHO) the 32bit has been easier to tame.  I don't use _buntu
> therefore this is my casual observation.
> 
> Lou
> 
I ahve to agree. stay away from the 64 bit unless you have more then 4
gigs of memory.  The one and only time that I had a Broadcom wifi I used
the following thread with success:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=25683

Todd



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