Re: Can't install networking.
On Fri, 31 Oct 2003 18:08:05 -0900, Ken Irving wrote:
>On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 06:17:52PM -0800, Mark Healey wrote:
>> On Fri, 31 Oct 2003 18:03:59 -0700, Monique Y. Herman wrote:
>> >It all comes down to specific hardware configuration. Every system has
>> >some hardware that it won't be prepared to use right out of the box.
>> The Broadcom 4400 is hardly rare.
>I haven't been following this saga, but googling for Broadcom 4400 seems
>to suggest that the support for this chipset might be a very recent thing.
>Perhaps you could get another network card for which drivers do exist,
>get the system running, and then resume your effort to get the Broadcom
>It is reasonable to expect some difficulties in building a system with
>barely supported hardware, however non-rare it might be.
I thought of that but it is a dual boot setup (controled with a
physical switch) and I would have to reconfigure the other OS.
The broadcom is also on the mobo which means extra hassle.
Giving debian a chance.