[kwlug-disc] ubuntu 9.04 and broadcom wireless -- out of the box?
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Tue Jun 23 13:55:59 EDT 2009
On Tue, 23 Jun 2009, Eric Gerlach wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 12:30:41PM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > in a day or two, i'm going to install ubuntu 9.04 on one of my
> > gateway laptops which has a broadcom BCM4318 wireless chip. will
> > that work out of the box and detect and connect to visible
> > wireless networks, or will i have to manually download and install
> > the appropriate broadcom firmware as i do with fedora? thanks.
> Ubuntu has a live DVD. If you can burn a copy of that you can boot
> it and see if that works fine with the wireless.
> In fact, I think the install disc is also the live disc now... Can't
> recall, though.
i think you're right, i may give that a shot a bit later this
Robert P. J. Day Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
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