ndisgen failure to compile stub module

Ian Larsen drblast at gmail.com
Tue Sep 6 00:29:52 PDT 2005


I'm trying to get the built in wireless (broadcom) working on my new laptop 
with ndisgen, but I get an error during the last step. The laptop is an HP 
ze2000 (turion64) and I've tried this using the amd64 versions of 5-STABLE 
and 6-Beta3.

The error message is as follows:

Press enter to compile the stub module and generate the driver
module now:

Compiling stub... done.
Linking loadable kernel module... /usr/bin/ld: windrv_stub.o: relocation
R_X86_64_32S can not be used when making a shared object; recompile with 
windrv_stub.o: could not read symbols: Bad value
linking failed. Exiting.

The drivers I've been using are here:

(These match the pciconf information for the card and work in Gentoo with 

pciconf -lv gives: 
none5 at pci5:2:0: class=0x028000 card=0x1355103c chip=0x431814e4 rev=0x02 
vendor = 'Broadcom Corporation'
class = network

Please let me know if you need any more information.

Thank you,
Ian Larsen

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