Jindrich Novy <jnovy(a)redhat.com> wrote: Subject: Re: Broadcom 4400 series nic
deactivated after installing FC 6
From: Jindrich Novy <jnovy(a)redhat.com>
To: Vinay Bhardwaj <itvinay(a)yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 10:44:36 +0100
could you please also reply to the list so that we can keep track what
needs to be fixed and how the Dells Inspirons behave?
It seems that the b44 module actually "works" if you are able to see the
dhcp server, but is unstable for some reason what may need
On Mon, 2007-01-15 at 01:39 -0800, Vinay Bhardwaj wrote:
Looks like, It can see the dhcp server and even possibly connects,
later gets disconnected. Not too sure of the reason
Jindrich Novy wrote:
On Mon, 2007-01-15 at 01:24 -0800, Vinay Bhardwaj wrote:
> yeah I have had the same issue, tried with non - xen and
> as well, NIC has stopped working on Linux completely while
> absolutely fine on Windows. BTW I have a dual boot.
Do you also have Dell Inspiron? Do I understand it correctly
network didn't work for you even with non-xen kernels?
> Jindrich Novy wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 21:14 +0000, rich3800(a)netzero.net
> > After installing Fedora Core 6 on my Dell Inspiron 9100, I
> > Internet access, which was working during the install.
> could be
> > wrong? The onboard nic is Broadcom 4400-based or similar.
> Have you tried to use non-xen kernel? The b44 module is
> functional with xen kernels (it won't work if you use
> 2.6.18-1.2798.fc6xen and previous kernels)
> For reference please have a look at:
> One user complains that the b44 module still doesn't work
> him with
> Dell Inspiron 6000 with the new kernel containing the fix:
> even though it works almost for all other notebooks with
> Broadcom (HP in
> my case) so it seems like the whole Dell Inspiron series is
> Fedora-laptop-list mailing list
> Best Regards,
> Vinay Bhardwaj
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