Wireless NIC works only in Windows
Larry W. Finger
Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net
Thu Oct 20 14:54:31 EDT 2005
At 11:41 AM 10/20/2005, John Smith wrote:
>I have an IBM T22 laptop which dual boots linux/windows.
>I use a BroadcomWPC54G wireless CardBus NIC.
>Suddenly the card stopped working with Linux and works fine with Windows.
>I have both Mandrake 10 and Ubuntu installed (both using the 2.6 kernel)
>I've included the lspci -vv and dmesg from my Mandrake installation:
The WPC54G is being detected as shown in your lspci output. Have you
configured and loaded ndiswrapper? There is no Linux driver for the
BCM4306 chip; therefore you need to use ndiswrapper and the Windows
driver. If you use WPA encryption, you will also need wpa_supplicant.
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