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> Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 15:02:09 -0400
> From: email@example.com
> Subject: Setting up HP Pavilion DV 6458
> I'm attempting to get Debian Testing up and running on my Pavilion DV6100
> (DV6458). The installation was pretty easy, but there are two things that
> aren't working.
i've a pavilion DV6270EU, i hope i can help you ;-)
> One, I can't get the kernel to recognize my Broadcom BCM4328 WiFi chipset,
> even though it's theoretically supported. Nor can I get ndiswrapper to work
> with the Windows driver.
i've linked on linuxonlaptop my installation  but it's in italian...
i've tried to use the kernel module bcm43xx on my vanilla 188.8.131.52 kernel but it won't work...
if "lspci" tells you about this hardware
03:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-PCI Card (rev 01)
you can use wifi with ndiswrapper and this  windows driver...
you've to execute these commands, briefly:
# m-a prepare
# m-a a-i ndiswrapper
# depmod -a
# modprobe ndiswrapper
# unzip -a /path/to/downloaded/R151517.EXE
# cd /path/to/downloaded/ && cd to the created directory form extraction and in subdirectory DRIVER
# ndiswrapper -i bcmwl5.inf
> Two, I use my RIM BlackBerry Curve as a tethered modem. I hear there's
> support for this in Linux these days. This one, I confess, I haven't even
> researched, but if anyone just happens to have a pointer to a HOWTO it would
> be appreciated.
for this problem i can't help you.
> Thank you.
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