[SATLUG] Need more resolution choices
wg5o at sbcglobal.net
Wed Oct 1 20:05:09 CDT 2008
>> and it says that ndiswrapper is specifically for wireless drivers.
>> Are you sure it is safe to try? I would hate to mess up my wireless,
>> which is working great. Also, I don't understand "... restricted
>> drivers applet." System>Administration>Hardware Drivers apparently
>> provides a route to implement restricted drivers, but my list is
>> empty, and my ndiswrapper installed driver doesn't appear there.
> Oops... Somehow, I missed that point. Are we talking laptop or tower? Is your NIC part of the board, or a separate card?
The computer is a tower, a generic job assembled locally. I have a
wireless card in a PCI slot. I had a bad time trying to get it to work,
until I found the problem was 64-bit Ubuntu. Someone suggested going to
32-bit, I did and then ndiswrapper worked slick.
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