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Re: Broadcom-based WLAN on FC2: supported?



On æ, 2004-06-03 at 11:34 -0500, Steve Snyder wrote:
> I have a notebook (Compaq Presario 2570us) which has a built-in wireless 
> network controller.  The controller is a Broadcom BCM94306 802.11g chip.
> 
> No recognition of this device was noted during the FC2 install, though it 
> apparently not an unknown device:
> 
> # lspci
> 00:09.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM94306 802.11g (rev 02)
> 
> Though I'm very experienced in Linux, I am a total newbie to wireless 
> networking.  Before I start flailing around trying to get this interface 
> to work I'd like to know if this hardware is even supported.
> 
> So... is the Broadcom BCM94306 controller supported in FC2?

It's not directly supported but you can make it work using ndiswrapper. 
http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/


> 
> Thanks.
> 
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