domingo, 10 de junio de 2007

Linux on notebook Hp Pavilion dv6220la

The best solution for getting the driver working correctly is to use ndiswrapper. This application uses windows drivers of wireless cards and put them to work on linux. Its important to say that not all drivers will work as expected for this notebook, so i recommend you to download the driver from this page:

Extract the file in some place you can remember. To simplify the instructions needed to install the driver, you do this:

#apt-get install module-assistant

#module-assistant prepare

#module-assistant auto-install ndiswrapper

#ndiswrapper -i bcmwl5.inf (el *.inf es el nombre del driver)

#ndiswrapper -l ; (para ver si cargo el driver)

#ndiswrapper -m ; (para que escriba el alias a modeprobe.d/ndiswrapper)

#modeprobe ndiswrapper

You can view the hole explanation on these links:

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