FreeBSD 6.2-RC1 issues Acer Aspire 5102 WLMi

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at
Mon Dec 18 08:05:40 PST 2006

On 12/18/06, Abdullah Al-Marrie <almarrie at> wrote:
> Hello guys,
> First thanks for the hard work to make FreeBSD good for desktop environment.
> Here is my case with Acer Aspire 5102 WLMi with the latest bios 2.40

> 2. I can't use my WLAN which is broadcom, I was forced to use an older
> drivers, since ndis has problem with reading the latest driver from
> broadcom.
> Here are the files
> And here is the 78 MB full package for the driver in zip file
> Could someone convert the 2 files to a kernel module? please let me know.
You need to apply the patch in PR 106131 to use the newer versions of
the broadcom driver.  I have tested it with version from
HPs web site (SP33008.exe).

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