FC 7 & Gateway 6020GZ = match made in hell

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Tue Jun 5 22:54:36 UTC 2007

On Tue, 5 Jun 2007 15:03:25 -0700 (PDT)
Nicholas <nchung66 at u.washington.edu> wrote:

> Can anybody offer any solution/suggestions on properly installing the wireless card for the gateway6020gz laptop on fedora core 7?
> Ndiswrapper does not seem to work, or I am probably doing it incorrectly, although it is not supported or listed on the ndiswrapper website.
> The model information for gateway6020gz wireless:
> Manufacturer 	GemTek/BroadCom
> Model 	802.11g (WMIB-158G)

FC7 has a broadcom driver which should do the trick if you install the
firmware files (which unfortunately are not free to redistribute and
broadcom isn't being stunningly helpful about).


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