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Re: broadcom-sta-source driver problem

On Tuesday 19 January 2010 23:28:50 Mark wrote:
> >On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 12:53 PM, Thierry Chatelet
> > <tchatelet@free.fr>wrote:
> >
> >I am not really good with broadcom wireless, but as far as I remember, you
> >have to have a firmware to install, using bcm43xx-fwcutter.
> >Hum... dont get mad at me if I am wrong
> I second this.  I am supporting 3 friends' Dells with b43-fwcutter:
>  Inspiron 5100, 8600, and Mini 10v.  Haven't messed with the Broadcom
>  drivers/firmware as b43-fwcutter works great.  Just my own experience,
>  might be worth giving it a try.  Your wifi card is supported by b43
> http://wiki.debian.org/bcm43xx#supported-b43.<http://wiki.debian.org/bcm43x
> x#supported-b43>
Very interesting. If I can use an open source driver even better. Thank you. I 
will report back. 


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