HP Pavilion DV6110us notebook install problems
swhetzel at gmail.com
Sat Dec 30 06:29:09 PST 2006
On 12/30/06, Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at optushome.com.au> wrote:
> >(vi) No trace of the wlan - everything related to atheros
> >compiled into a costum kernel
> You have a Broadcom chipset. As Scot pointed out, you will need to
> use NDIS with a Windows driver. I suspect the drivers he pointed you
> to are 32-bit. If you're running an amd64 kernel, you will need a
> Windows-64 driver - and they are rarer. AFAIK, HP don't support
> Win64 so you probably won't find them on the HP site. Broadcom won't
> support end-users - they expect you to go to your vendor for support.
> The drivers I have originated from Toshiba.
The sp34152.exe driver file from HP contains the driver for Win64 and
Win32. I also verified that the Win64 bit driver will build and
detect my Broadcom Adapter on a Pavillion dv8000 system that is using
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