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From: Karol Krizka <kkrizka@...>
Subject: Re: Re: 2.6.16 and ndiswrapper
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 07:44:23 -0800
On Saturday 25 March 2006 11:53, Mark Haney wrote:
> Michael Rock wrote:
> >   You can't even set your essid, right?
> > With ndiswrapper you're at the mercy of your vendor's
> > drivers.  Unless you've got GOOD 64-bit drivers it's
> > not going to play.
>
> It's played great so far with the 64-bit broadcom drivers.  It's just
> with 2.6.16 that it's dying on.  Is there something in .16 that's
> causing the problem?
>
I just updated to the 2.6.16 sources and I use ndiswrapper with the 64-bit 
broadcom driver. I don't have any problems so far. I use ndiswrapper-1.9

> >   I just went through this. Not being a skilled hacker,
> > I did the troubleshooting thing, swapping out Live CD's
> > and wireless cards - the winning combination was an
> > atheros-based Belkin card and the rr64 DVD (gentoo-
> > based of course!).
> >   And I think the reasons were:
> > 1) An OLDER version of madwifi (pre-1.2)
> > 2) No acpi support.
> >  And 'hi" to the list from the new guy!
> >
> > On 3/25/06, Beso <givemesugarr@...> wrote:
> >> what driver are you using in ndiswrapper?!
> >>
> >> 2006/3/25, Mark Haney <mhaney@...>:
> >>> I just pulled down 2.6.16 from ~amd64 and now my ndiswrapper doesn't
> >>> work. I rebuilt the module and loaded it, the card is installed and
> >>> driver is present, but it's not allowing me to configure it at all.  Is
> >>> anyone else having this problem.
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> Interdum feror cupidine partium magnarum Europae vincendarum
> >>>
> >>> Mark Haney
> >>> Sr. Systems Administrator
> >>> ERC Broadband
> >>> (828) 350-2415
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list
> >>
> >> --
> >> beso
> >>
> >> d-_-b
>
> --
> Interdum feror cupidine partium magnarum Europae vincendarum
>
> Mark Haney
> Sr. Systems Administrator
> ERC Broadband
> (828) 350-2415

-- 
Karol Krizka
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References:
2.6.16 and ndiswrapper
-- Mark Haney
Re: 2.6.16 and ndiswrapper
-- Michael Rock
Re: Re: 2.6.16 and ndiswrapper
-- Mark Haney
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