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Message ID: 3627     Entry time: Thu Sep 30 14:09:33 2010
Author: yuta 
Type: Update 
Category: Computers 
Subject: mariabella connects to the wireless network 

 We need laptops that connect to the wireless network to use them in the lab.

 Dell Inspiron 1210 laptop
 Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g (rev 01) (PCIID: 14e4:4315 (rev 01))

What I did:
1. I followed the same steps I did for aldabella: http://nodus.ligo.caltech.edu:8080/40m/3623
 Except I unzipped R151517-pruned.zip.

2. Note that the PCIID is important for driver selection. Not the model No.
 To check whether your driver selection is correct, run:
  # ndiswrapper -l
 after installing the driver.
 If the driver selection is wrong, it will return only:
  bcmwl5 : driver installed
 If correct, it will return:
  bcmwl5 : driver installed
         device (14E4:4315) present (alternate driver: hoge)

 This page has some information for the driver selection:

 aldabella now connects to the wireless martian network.


 Broadcom official driver didn't work for mariabella, too.

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