Help! Precision T7400, Fedora 10, no wireless

Boris Epstein borepstein at gmail.com
Wed Dec 24 04:00:40 CST 2008


On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 1:32 AM, B.A.S. <sturdyworks at yahoo.com> wrote:
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> My T7400 shipped with wireless hardware:
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>  Dell Wireless 1505 Draft 802.11n WLAN Mini-Card
>  (above is what Windows XP OS shows via My Computer)
>  (Looks like a Broadcom unit /w driver BCMWL5.sys)
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> I cannot get Fedora 10 to detect the hardware and have no idea were to find the drivers for Fedora/Linux let alone were to find a nice RPM that will integrate with automatic system updates. Help!
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> Can anyone tell me what hardware to get, or how to get drivers, RPM?
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> All help appriciated!
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> B.A.S.
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I believe the way to go here is to use ndiswrapper and the Windows driver.

Boris.



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