Re: Errors starting wirless driver on 17" G4 PowerBook
Am Sonntag, 22. Oktober 2006 04:15 schrieb Adam D:
> Sebastian Muszynski wrote:
> > Am Samstag, 21. Oktober 2006 23:02 schrieb Adam D:
> >> [ 88.139217] bcm43xx: Error: Microcode "bcm43xx_microcode5.fw" not
> >> available or load failed.
> > The trouble is that you haven't used fwcutter to extract the bcm43xx
> > firmware of your mac osx drivers... try (apt-cache search) fwcutter.
> > Regards,
> > Sebastian
> Thank you. I googled fwcutter and found this Ubuntu page and followed its
>per) However do I need a 2.6.17+ or can I use the bcm43xx driver on
> learlier kernels such as 2.6.15? Things look well but I can't test my
> connection because I do not know if my base station extream or the
> powerbook airport card just went bad :(. I may have to run to the apple
> store to use their wireless network to find out if it the card or the base
> Until then I can't do much. But in linux the driver did load and I can see
> it in iwconfig.
Does "iwlist scanning" report your access point?