[SATLUG] wireless problem

scs at worldlinkisp.com scs at worldlinkisp.com
Fri Jan 2 06:49:26 CST 2009


>i got it to work... i installed ndiswrapper.... but i also 
>installes a firmware: /usr/sbin/install_b43_Firmware
>?modprobe -vvv b43  ,  modprobe -vv b43legacy
>update the kernel n rebooted n it was recognized...
>?i dont even know if i needed ndiswrapper LOL... but my wifi 
>its working as we speak... i looked around on the forums... 
>thats >the help i got.. hope this helps some one else.
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Good news that it's working, glad you eventually found help.
Depending on the kernel, the firmware may or may not
be contained.  Am pretty sure ndiswrapper was/is needed.
The acid test would be to remove ndiswrapper, reboot, and 
see if your firmware patch alone activates it.

Lou




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