Sorry for the late reply but I have been away. This is what I think I
For PPC Powerbooks you must use the legacy BCM43xx-fwcutter and the
legacy drivers. I have had success with both the drivers provided by
Apple and the BCM versions (wl_apsta-188.8.131.52.o).
Once the drivers are installed you have to keep the b43 and the ssb
modules from being loaded (these interfere with the legacy drivers).
You can do this by editing the /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist file and adding
to the end.
When you reboot you should see your wireless card in the network
It was that simple.
One more question. You indicated that you had WPA working. Can you
tell me how you did that?
On Aug 8, 2008, at 4:09 PM, Derick Centeno wrote:
> Glad I could help. It would be a good idea to list or explain how you
> blacklisted the ssb module as part of this thread. It could be
> useful as a
> future reference for someone else.
> Congratulations on completing this problem successfully.
> Wishing you all the best... Derick.
> On Fri, 8 Aug 2008 14:53:37 -0500
> Barry Hembree <gbhembree@comc...> wrote:
>> Disregard the last message. I have finally got wireless working.
>> Somehow module ssb was getting loaded. I blacklisted it and now
>> everything works. Thanks again for your help you really got me over
>> first yellowdog hurdle. I'm sure there are more to come.
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