[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?
> >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.
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:
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