Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Przemyslaw Hoppe <phoppe@××××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] G2 on an HP dv5000... need help w/ WiFi and Ethernet
Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 08:50:56
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] G2 on an HP dv5000... need help w/ WiFi and Ethernet by Charles Read
Charles Read napisa³(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 or Regards Przemek Hoppe -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list