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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.
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> Mark Haney
> Sr. Systems Administrator
> ERC Broadband
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