heads up on ndiswrapper
linux at rabbitbrush.frazmtn.com
Wed Jun 6 23:03:44 UTC 2007
Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> On 06.06.2007 06:39, Knute Johnson wrote:
>> D. Hugh Redelmeier wrote:
>>> I don't use ndiswrapper on F7 (yet?). I did set up Ubuntu on a
>>> notebook with ndiswrapper.
>>> I found that the then-current ndiswrapper version, 1.43, did not work.
>>> I then used the repository version, and that didn't work. Then I let
>>> the author of ndiswrapper to log into my machine and he fixed the
>>> problem (I am truly grateful). He then adopted those fixes (or
>>> perhaps something better).
>>> I would strongly recommend using 1.46 which has those fixes and
>>> others. Especially if you have a multi-core CPU. Read the
>>> description of the changes here:
>>> Livna seems to be distributing 1.43 in
>>> Is that what people are using?
>> I've got one USB network device that wouldn't work with 1.43 so I
>> removed the Livna ndiswrapper and downloaded, compiled and installed
>> 1.46. That fixed the problems with the device.
> Does one of you two want to help maintaining the 1.46 version in livna?
> It has no proper maintainer currently.
So what does it take to be a maintainer? What would my duties be?
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