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Re: Getting bcm4318 wifi card to work with Fedora 6 & 8



On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 20:40 -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Jan 2008, Rick Bilonick wrote:
> 
> >
> > >
> > > Have you tried this method:
> > > http://fedoramobile.org/fc-wireless/bcm43xx-yum-extras
> > > It worked flawlessly for me on a new HP with the  Broadcom Corporation
> > > BCM94311MCG wlan mini-PCI (rev 02).
> > > Peter
> >
> > Yes, I had tried doing what this web page suggested too many times
> > to count without any success.
> >
> > Now that I got the bcm4318 to work perfectly with ndiswrapper, I
> > have absolutely no incentive whatsoever to try getting the bcm43xx
> > driver to work. I don't see that it would be any better than using
> > ndiswrapper, assuming the bcm43xx driver works at all.
> 
> i have wireless working just fine on a laptop with a "Broadcom
> Corporation BCM94311MCG wlan mini-PCI (rev 01)" using the b43 module.
> 
> rday

Unfortunately it does NOT appear to work with the bcm4318 card. At
least, not on a Dell Inspiron 2200 running Fedora 8. It does work using
ndiswrapper and so what would be the point of screwing up what works
just fine to TRY to get b43 to work?

Rick B.


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