I told him I enjoyed every second of it. Mon Apr 28, A litle something I would like to add. I have a Broadcom card, but this should work for other Broadcom cards too. Sat Apr 26, 8: For USB devices, a similar approach can be taken. Assuming you’re now using the kernel with the bcm43xx driver in, you can load it with:
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I told him I enjoyed every second of it. This list can be used to identify the proper driver later:.
Is the new bc43 driver inserted in the kernel 2. If the booted n43 does not make a wifi connection, then obtain a full list of hardware identifiers from the current system.
This is still a work-in-progress. If you get an error message saying “WEP encryption is not enabled for your device” or similar it may be necessary to compile the following into the kernel to ensure that the required cryptographic options are enabled. Wifi From Gentoo Wiki.
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I’ve gone through a lot of grief trying to get these cards to work in various distros, all having to use ndiswrapper, but with the advent of the 2. I don’t see either the B43 or the B43 legacy drivers anywhere in the menuconfig menus nor the bcm43xx. You’ll first gehtoo to unmask the cutter with: Assuming you’re now using the kernel with the b43 -legacy driver in, you can load it with: I really hope the developers can make a better B43 module – but so far, their progress has been good.
My current config looks like this Code: Proprietary, no AP or Monitor modes, Comparison of bcm43xx drivers. Tue, 14 Oct It can be gento linuxwireless.
The results of Code: Fri May 02, The B43 thread is somewhat unreliable. The latest version that works with this card is, aircrack-ng 1.
If you spot any errors in syntax, can you please reply and I’ll try to get this fixed! Ran this after having tried to restart net.
Gentoo Wiki Archives – B43
gentlo I have a Broadcom card, gnetoo this should work for other Broadcom cards too. I am currently trying to get this to work. The B43 module is definitely a step up from the old BCM43xx one. Tue Apr 29, 4: Cut the firmware with: After a reboot with the new kernel or after loading the modules, the device can be checked for availability by using following methods:.
For generic installation instructions please see the Gentoo Handbook.
Please add your device here. Thanks also to sera for helping me with the kernel configuration. This page contains changes which are not marked for translation.
Depending on your card, you may need the B43 Legacy drivers rather than the B43 drivers. Copyright Gentoo Foundation, Inc. Sat Apr 26, 8: The monitor mode is only needed for packet injection to be used for aircrack-ng and similar tools. The easiest way is to use wget to get the packages: