Experience with Dell Inspiron 1150 laptop?
e.schuele at computer.org
Wed Jan 5 09:20:52 PST 2005
Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> I'm thinking of buying a Dell Inspiron 1150 laptop. I have a number
> of Dells, and on the whole I'm happy, but I've had "issues" before.
> Can anybody who has one of these machines (1150 only, please) tell me
> good or bad things about it? Have you been able to get the internal
> wireless card to work?
I think the 1150 ships with either a truemobile 1350 or 1450 (your
choice). It's my understanding (from a quick google) that those are
still broadcom devices. I had a Truemobile 1300 (Broadcom), and had to
use NDISulator to get it running. That was with 5.2.1. Haven't looked
into it much but I think NDIS is built into the kernel now?? Not sure.
My point is... you may have to use the windows drivers with a wrapper to
get it to work. It worked well... but I was running from windows to
On the other hand... I've switched to an Atheros based miniPCI card
which works quite well with 'device ath'. I can give you a link if your
So you might dig around and try to find out positively whose card those
miniPCI devices are.
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