Jul 042008
 


The broadcom BCM4328 Wirelss devices may not work with the current opensource drivers as it is not reverse engineered yet. The resolution would be to opt for the NDiswrapper option. One can use the Windows drivers with the NDiswrapper to workaround the situation.

NOTE: Please note this is a workaround only as using a Windows component may let your Kernel unsupported and there can be impact on the system performance as seen with older versions.

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Jul 012008
 


WiFi Radar is a Python/PyGTK2 utility for managing WiFi profiles. It enables you to scan for available networks and create profiles for your preferred networks. At boot time, running WiFi Radar will automatically scan for an available preferred network and connect to it. You can drag and drop your preferred networks to arrange the profile priority.

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Jun 282008
 


When you upgrade to openSUSE 11.0 or install openSUSE 11.0, you may find the Intell 3945 a/b/g Wireless connections may be slow or sluggish or even unreliable. This would worked well on the previous openSUSE 10.x versions. It looks the default drivers iwlwifi is not supported on Linux Kernel 2.6.24 and higher and openSUSE 11.0 comes built with Linux Kernel 2.6.25-1.1

NOTE: Seems to be a problem with Intel PRO/Wireless 4965 AGIntel PRO/Wireless 4965 AG wireless cards and the procedure discussed here should work.

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Jun 282008
 


The rt2xxxpci drivers that comes with openSUSE 10.3 and openSUSE 11.0 works OK but there has been lot of users having performance and connectivity issues using this driver. The Serial Monkey rt2x00 drivers should overcome these issues.

The procedure to install the driver includes building te Kernel module.

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