FBSD & Broadcom BCM94306
lambert at lambertfam.org
Sun Apr 11 19:43:02 PDT 2004
On Sun, Apr 11, 2004 at 03:00:38PM -0400, Aaron Walker wrote:
> I installed FreeBSD (5.2.1) on a laptop for the first time yesterday and
> so far everything has worked flawlessly.
> I have a HP Pavilion ze4630us that has a NatSemi 10/100 NIC as well as a
> Broadcom BCM94306 802.11g chip. I've checked out the Hardware Notes for
> 5.2.1 and not suprisingly (since there isn't even a native linux driver
> yet) it wasn't on the list. I am able to get the chip working under
> Linux via ndiswrapper which basically loads the windows driver for it.
I have a Compaq 2195 which is similar to your HP.
The FreeBSD NDIS driver, aka "Project Evil", works well.
Scott Lambert KC5MLE Unix SysAdmin
lambert at lambertfam.org http://www.lambertfam.org/~lambert/resume.html
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