is there a native driver for 'Dell Wireless 1397'?
lobo at bsd.com.br
Wed Mar 10 11:49:11 UTC 2010
On Wednesday 10 March 2010 11:00:03 George Liaskos wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 10:34 AM, Nikos Vassiliadis <nvass9573 at gmx.com>
> > On 3/10/2010 12:13 PM, George Liaskos wrote:
> >> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 10:05 AM, Nikos Vassiliadis<nvass9573 at gmx.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> I am interested in buying a laptop from the
> >>> Dell Inspiron 15 series. Most of them are having
> >>> a wifi card branded as 'Dell Wireless 1397'.
> >>> Is there a driver for this?
> >>> I would prefer a native driver, but success
> >>> stories using it with NDIS or other general
> >>> comments regarding the Dell Inspiron 15 series
> >>> are welcome.
> >> Hello,
> >>> > From a quick google query this card should have a Broadcom BCM43xx
> >>> > chipset.
> >> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=bwi
> > Thanks, but I've already done the quick google and
> > the not-so-quick google look. The results were not
> > that positive. Do you know by personal experience
> > that this card is working with bwi driver?
> > Or at least with NDIS and amd64?
> > Thanks, Nikos
> No, i do not have this card but i trust the man pages :)
> I found this post :
> >0c:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g (rev
> > 01)
> Maybe what you find is based on experiences before May 16, 2009?
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I have 8-STABLE amd64
I have a dell vostro 1320 with a 4315 wireless and got it working with the bwn
driver from HEAD (svn) and the net/bwn-firmware-kmod port.
FreeBSD since version 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!] (99,7% winfoes FREE)
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