[SATLUG] Need more resolution choices

Andrew Pickens wg5o at sbcglobal.net
Wed Oct 1 20:05:09 CDT 2008


ed wrote:
>> 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.
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> 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.

Andy Pickens

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