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I got the the driver from Broadcoms website installed and all that but I'm stuck at one part. The Readme is telling me to load the driver with "insmod tg3.ko" ...
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    Help with wireless/Broadcom


    I got the the driver from Broadcoms website installed and all that but I'm stuck at one part. The Readme is telling me to load the driver with "insmod tg3.ko" but my terminal is telling me that insmod isn't a command and I'm just lost at this point. I'm using the 2.6.23 fedora 8 kernel.
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    09:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5752 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express [14e4:1600] (rev 02)
    0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation Unknown device [14e4:4328] (rev 01)
    Thanks.

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    First, tg3 isn't a wireless driver, it is for a Broadcom LAN card.

    Next, I need all the info that you can provide me. Read the How-To post, linked to below, and post the info that it tells how to find.

    Wireless Setup - Start Here

    Since your kernel is a little bit on the older side, I recommend installing the driver package from this site.

    Download - Linux Wireless

    Your wireless may also need firmware, but i need the info before I can advise what to do.
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    I reviewed the wireless card info, and it seems to be a 4328 chipset. It looks as if this may be a wireless-n device, and it is not supported by the driver package that I linked you to, in the last post.

    You will need to install NDISwrapper. This program then can use the WinXP driver for your card. You must provide the WinXP driver that it will use. Vista drivers do not work.
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    Sorry it took a while, been working on other little projects as well.
    Code:
    00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub [8086:27a0] (rev 03)
    00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express PCI Express Root Port [8086:27a1] (rev 03)
    00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller [8086:27d8] (rev 01)
    00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 1 [8086:27d0] (rev 01)
    00:1c.1 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 2 [8086:27d2] (rev 01)
    00:1c.2 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 3 [8086:27d4] (rev 01)
    00:1c.3 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 4 [8086:27d6] (rev 01)
    00:1d.0 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 [8086:27c8] (rev 01)
    00:1d.1 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 [8086:27c9] (rev 01)
    00:1d.2 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 [8086:27ca] (rev 01)
    00:1d.3 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 [8086:27cb] (rev 01)
    00:1d.7 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller [8086:27cc] (rev 01)
    00:1e.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge [8086:2448] (rev e1)
    00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge [8086:27b9] (rev 01)
    00:1f.2 IDE interface [0101]: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA IDE Controller [8086:27c4] (rev 01)
    00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) SMBus Controller [8086:27da] (rev 01)
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: nVidia Corporation GeForce Go 7900 GTX [10de:0299] (rev a1)
    03:01.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394) [0c00]: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller [1180:0832]
    03:01.1 Generic system peripheral [0805]: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter [1180:0822] (rev 19)
    03:01.2 System peripheral [0880]: Ricoh Co Ltd Unknown device [1180:0843] (rev 01)
    03:01.3 System peripheral [0880]: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter [1180:0592] (rev 0a)
    03:01.4 System peripheral [0880]: Ricoh Co Ltd xD-Picture Card Controller [1180:0852] (rev 05)
    09:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5752 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express [14e4:1600] (rev 02)
    0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation Unknown device [14e4:4328] (rev 01)
    I just remembered the other day that my wireless card is a Dell Wireless 1500 Draft 802.11n.

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    Thanks for the info, but my reply is still the same:
    Use NDISwrapper.

    Read this post, it is about the same wireless.

    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/wir...less-card.html

    Also read this thread about possible problems with other drivers.

    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/red...tallation.html
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