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bcm4311 driver ndiswrapper

Postby obavijest » 2009-12-14 00:53

hi guys,

im stuck with a dreaded broadcom adapter, im using this guide
http://wiki.debian.org/NdisWrapper
to try and activate it.

the last step i took was
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cabextract sp32156.exe

which is the bcm4311 driver.
should i now unzip -a? i get a 'cannot find zip file.'

if i dont have to unzip, how do i know which .INF file to install(step 4)? pretty new to all this & my mind feels like its melting

THANKS IN ADVANCE
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Re: bcm4311 driver ndiswrapper

Postby 4D696B65 » 2009-12-14 01:15

I have a laptop with the same chip.
I use this method and it works fine..
http://wiki.debian.org/bcm43xx#b43-b43legacy
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Re: bcm4311 driver ndiswrapper

Postby obavijest » 2009-12-14 01:49

that did the trick! my network is now showing up...but i cant connect, it just keeps asking for the WEP key....why god :oops: :oops: :oops:
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Re: bcm4311 driver ndiswrapper

Postby 4D696B65 » 2009-12-14 01:54

How are you trying to connect?
Are you sure the key is correct?
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Re: bcm4311 driver ndiswrapper

Postby obavijest » 2009-12-14 01:57

the key is correct. WEP 128bit

also
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iwconfig wlan0 up
gives me "unknown command up"
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Re: bcm4311 driver ndiswrapper

Postby 4D696B65 » 2009-12-14 02:06

code is
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ifconfig wlan0 up
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Re: bcm4311 driver ndiswrapper

Postby obavijest » 2009-12-14 02:26

no luck, nothing displayed. cant even connect to unsecure APs...
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Re: bcm4311 driver ndiswrapper

Postby 4D696B65 » 2009-12-14 02:29

How are you trying to connect? network-manager? command line?
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Re: bcm4311 driver ndiswrapper

Postby obavijest » 2009-12-14 02:34

network manager.....like i said first run through in debian not too CL savvy yet

edit: im at a friends, picking up a neighbors wifi, see what happens when i get back home. thanks for the help :mrgreen:
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Re: bcm4311 driver ndiswrapper

Postby obavijest » 2009-12-14 20:43

still cant connect to my secure wifi!

why would i be able to get one but not the other :evil:
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