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Re: ndiswrapper problem with Wireless



Thanks Daniel

> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 09:34:08AM -0300, dude wrote:
>> Hey dude
>> Do you have 2 ways to make this wifi work's ..
> [snip]
>
> No he doesn't, the 4328 isn't supported by either drivers you mention.
ndiswrapper is the only way to get it working, sadly enough.

I agree. I found out recently
http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/b43#supported

>
> I have a tx1127 with the exact same hw:
>
> grepping dmesg for ndiswrapper shows:
> [   43.291257] ndiswrapper version 1.53 loaded (smp=yes, preempt=no) [  
43.879547] ndiswrapper (link_pe_images:575): fixing
> KI_USER_SHARED_DATA address in the driver
> [   43.879547] ndiswrapper: driver bcmwl5 (Broadcom,10/12/2006,
> 4.100.15.5) loaded
> [   43.899547] ndiswrapper: using IRQ 19
> [   44.152542] usbcore: registered new interface driver ndiswrapper
>
> So something isn't getting loaded right. The suggestion that wireless is
turned off might be right, I managed to get the status led and wireless
state out of sync by first turning off wireless (blue -> orange), than
suspend to ram (orange) and resume (blue) but actually wireless was off
at this point.
>
> I'm running unstable with stock kernel "Linux tablet 2.6.26-1-amd64 #1
SMP Sat Jan 10 17:57:00 UTC 2009 x86_64 GNU/Linux". I had to stick with
2.6.24 for a long time because I had the exact same problems you are
experiencing.
>
> BTW I tried replacing this PITA with an other mini pcie card, sadly that
wouldn't get recognized by the system.
>
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