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      Forum software upgrade   10/29/17

      So you may have noticed the forum software has upgraded !!!
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jeevanism

broadcom device 4727-wireless issue

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I recently bought a Samsung laptop in which the broadcom device 4727 wifi card. I installed Mandriva free2010 spring and it did not detect the wifi card. when I tried to install a new wifi connection from MCC, it gave me an option for ndiswrapper. even it did not work. I was trying so many option for last 3 days,.. Today I got it working. Here are the steps I followed..

 

1.i installed dkms-broadcom-wl (kernel module for broadcom wirless adapters)

2.broadcom-wl-kernel-2.6.33.7-desktop-2mnb

3.I uninstalled nidswrapper (this is important)

4.reboot

5.choose desktop-2.6.33.7

6.configured wifi network from MCC

7.Done!!!Smile

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