[gobolinux-users] Help on wireless

Evandro Clivatti Dall'Agnol evandrocd at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 02:10:07 GMT 2005


On Sat, 15 Jan 2005 21:16:56 +0000, MJ Ray <mjr at dsl.pipex.com> wrote:
> ECD wrote:
> > I have a Compaq Presario 2568, P4, with a built-in wireless device
> > that WinXP identify as "Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN" and in the properties
> > it tells "Location: PCI bus 0, device 9, function 0".
> 
> I think most Broadcom cards should be avoided if at all possible.
> Some of them can be made to work with ndiswrapper.sf.net until
> you get around to upgrading to something with a good driver.
> 
> Hope that helps.

Unfortunately I notice the "bad side" of Broadcom only after buying my
notebook, and the device is a internal PCI one. But for now it's
working satisfactorily with ndiswrapper. My next computer will not
have Broadcom stuff :)

Cheers

ECD


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