-- MikeGore - 12 May 2010

Resources

Ubuntu 10.04

Note: When following the steps in the Resource docs above we skip editing /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist as it's done automatically now

BCM42xx wireless drivers

*Example: Dell Vostro with BCM4322 Windows XP driver downloaded to local directory called BCM4322 - read the resource link above if your system differs
  • apt-get install ndisgtk
    • - install ndiswrapper and related
  • cd BCM4322
  • unzip R219314.exe
  • find . -type f | grep -i inf
    • helps find the .inf file in a big zip archive
  • cd DRIVER_ROW/
  • ndiswrapper -i bcmwl6.inf
    • - installed driver
  • ndiswrapper -l
    • - see if it is installed and sees the hardware
  • depmod -a
    • - updates the system driver list
  • modprobe ndiswrapper
    • - installs the driver
  • cat /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-bcm43.conf
    • - Lists the black listed modules automatically added
Topic revision: r1 - 2010-05-12 - MikeGore
Information in this area is meant for use by CSCF staff and is not official documentation, but anybody who is interested is welcome to use it if they find it useful.


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