Network died on laptop, 10-99th time
Fri Mar 2 15:14:30 PST 2012
Machine, HP dv5100us laptop
OS installed Ubuntu-10.04 LTS so its the same install as on another machine
that is running an app thats frozen to that kernel. I figured they may as
well be the same.
network card in it, bcm4318, disabled, needs run thru a heavy duty paper
networking USB<->wifi dongle netgear WNA3100
This Netgear WNA3100 dongle worked well, with ndiswrapper & the bcmwlhigh5
driver, from something over a year ago, at 3 different locations including
the present one in my workshop, but the lappy has been cased for about 6
I pulled it out of the case & powered it up today, and loadndisdriver now
fails to load bcmwlhigh5, even if I give it the full path to the unpacked
driver. So I try to get ndiswrapper to re-install it, and it claims its
Apparently I am clueless, can I buy one or two from you folks?
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