Puppy Linux Discussion Forum Forum Index Puppy Linux Discussion Forum
Puppy HOME page : puppylinux.com
"THE" alternative forum : puppylinux.info
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

The time now is Thu 31 Jul 2014, 19:45
All times are UTC - 4
 Forum index » House Training » Beginners Help ( Start Here)
How to get Gateway MX-6446 laptop wireless to work?
Moderators: Flash, Ian, JohnMurga
Post new topic   Reply to topic View previous topic :: View next topic
Page 1 of 1 [2 Posts]  
Author Message
blabbaboo

Joined: 17 Jan 2008
Posts: 1

PostPosted: Thu 17 Jan 2008, 22:01    Post subject:  How to get Gateway MX-6446 laptop wireless to work?  

Hi, just started using Puppy and love it, but absolutely cannot get my Broadcom wireless working! I've been through many posts, howto's, etc. Ndiswrapper didn't load with my XP driver, linux driver didn't either, and wireless is my only internet connection. I'm a pc tech, but this is confusing the hell out of me. Gateway mx-6446 laptop, bcmwl5.inf and .sys. Can anyone help me through this? Thanks!!
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
jonyo

Joined: 28 Dec 2006
Posts: 2727

PostPosted: Fri 18 Jan 2008, 19:12    Post subject:  

Got bcmwl5.inf to work with earlier pups..think ~ v2.12 & 3. Used .inf files quite a bit with pup but never used the sys file.

Usb wifi dongles may be an easy option. I do that when an onboard card turns into a PIA. Even swapped one out (2 screw & ~ 20 bucks).

Good pup wifi info here. http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=22469

This http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?search_id=221276347&t=24954 looked interesting.

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=70462&search_id=221276347#70462
Quote:
confirmed working
Compaq lappy builtin BCM43xx (213 - only) - wizard


Good thread here. http://tinyurl.com/2w3kfb http://tinyurl.com/32hmkj

Pretty sure at one point there was a firmware fix required to use the native driver.

Depends alot what pup vers using?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
Display posts from previous:   Sort by:   
Page 1 of 1 [2 Posts]  
Post new topic   Reply to topic View previous topic :: View next topic
 Forum index » House Training » Beginners Help ( Start Here)
Jump to:  

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group
[ Time: 0.0380s ][ Queries: 11 (0.0032s) ][ GZIP on ]