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Re: [vox-tech] Re: wireless wonders



On Monday 02 April 2007 14:05, Richard Burkhart wrote:
> Norm Matloff wrote:
> > It is my understanding that kernels 2.6.15 or newer do include drivers
> > for Broadcom cards, at least the 43XX series.
>
> Do we have to install firmware, in addition to modprobing whatever
> version of the bcm43xx driver has already been included with the
> distro's kernel?  I'd tried to use the included kernel module from both
> OpenSuse and Deb Testing - neither worked.  (Something to explore on the
> web once I'm out of work today)
>
> The ndisrapper'ed windows kernel worked as of Saturday.  It's still
> working today -- in that I can scan access points, and can see the two
> access points in my range.  I just can't (it seems) force the settings
> into place to get into the AP.

I had the same problem here.  But then I switched the router's setting 
from "shared key" to "open Key" WEP, and the connection was made.
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