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Re: fc5 & bcm43xx



Dave Jones wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 09:59:57AM +0200, Magnus Morén wrote:
[CUT]
>  > When I tried it (ie modprobe bcm43xx) on my Dell Latitude X300 it froze
>  > my machine totally.
> 
> that's why we crippled it so that it doesn't auto-load.
> There's something funky about the Dell's that the driver tickles
> in some way. The same behaviour hasn't been seen on any other
> systems afaik.
> 
> 		Dave

OK. Is there something I can do (try or test) to help solving the
problem. It would be nice to have it working without ndiswrpapper.

hardware:
-  Dell Latitude X300

-  02:04.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4309 802.11a/b/g
   (rev 02)
      Subsystem: Dell Truemobile 1400
      Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 64, IRQ 5
      Memory at e0210000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8K]
      Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2

software:
-  FC5 with all current updates


/Magnus Morén


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