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From: Przemyslaw Hoppe <phoppe@...>
Subject: Re: G2 on an HP dv5000... need help w/ WiFi and Ethernet
Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 09:53:39 +0100
Charles Read napisaƂ(a):
> Hey everybody!
> 
> I just got an HP Pavillion dv5000 with the Turion 64 chip,  I used the
> gentoo x86-64 discs and the install went well, the system boots fine.  
> But gentoo doesnt recognize my built-in wifi (by Broadcom I think, but I
> can't seem to find out which chipset it uses) and it also doesnt
> recognize my ethernet card (I think a Realtek 8139 810x ), I have tried
> 'modprobe 8139cp' but ifconfig shows only lo.  I haven't messed w/ linux
> in a while, can somebody please point me in the right direction?  I have
> tried googling but I am evidently missing something.
> 
> Thanks in advance!
> 
> Charles Read
> --gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list
> 
> 
I've been using ndiswrapper on my Compaq r4000, but few days ago I
installed ieee80211softmac and bcm43xx as kernel module drivers for
Broadcom BCM4306 and now I can use my notebook as access point or use
kismet :).

Try http://bcm43xx.berlios.de/ or http://linux-bcom4301.sourceforge.net/

Regards
Przemek Hoppe
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