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Peoplz, I've got a problem with ndiswrapper in suse 9.2 x86_64. I have installed my wlan driver via ndiswrapper: Code: ndiswrapper -i bcmwl5.inf This works fine, but when I try: ...
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    Can't load ndiswrapper module


    Peoplz,

    I've got a problem with ndiswrapper in suse 9.2 x86_64.
    I have installed my wlan driver via ndiswrapper:
    Code:
     ndiswrapper -i bcmwl5.inf
    This works fine, but when I try:
    Code:
     modprobe ndiswrapper
    I get a fatal error saying the module ndiswrapper can't be found. I have tried
    Code:
     ndiswrapper -m
    but this didn't help much. I have also noticed that the file ndiswrapper.ko doesn't exist.

    Please help

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    hey did u check that u had the proper driver installed with
    Code:
    ndiswrapper -l
    if you saw something like this then u do have a card supported by the driver that you loaded
    Code:
    installed ndis drivers
    <driver_name hardware present
    if not then u chosse the correct driver from this list check this url http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/p...98b64304abfbbf
    and the driver list is here http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/p...index.php/List
    and most important of all is to use the drivers that are in this list even if u have what you think in the same driver...ther are not always the same
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    Quote Originally Posted by loft306
    hey did you check that you had the proper driver installed with
    Code:
    ndiswrapper -l
    if you saw something like this then you do have a card supported by the driver that you loaded
    Code:
    installed ndis drivers
    <driver_name hardware present
    if not then you chosse the correct driver from this list check this url http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/p...98b64304abfbbf
    and the driver list is here http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/p...index.php/List
    and most important of all is to use the drivers that are in this list even if you have what you think in the same driver...ther are not always the same
    Yep, I did that and I have the correct driver.....I gave up by now, I installed Gentoo with 32bit architecture and I will wait till ndiswrapper is ready for 64bit systems because I am guessing that the problem lies within the 64bit arch. I have my card working fine in Gentoo with ndiswrapper.

    Thanks anyway, Jeroen

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