On Tuesday 16 May 2006 00:33, Lorin Lund wrote:
> I have a Compac Presario V2607CL notebook with a Turion chip.  I have
> 6.1-RELEASE for amd64 loaded.
> It is running fine.  But I'm trying toget the built in Broadcom wireless
> working.
>
> I downloaded the driver from hp.com.  The .INF file was over 600K but
> most of that was multiple language
> support. (The INF file was in UNICODE).  I hacked out all the strings
> for languages I wasn't interested in and
> the whole thing shrunk down to around 47K after I stored it as text
> rather than as UNICODE.
>
> After thus fixing up the INF file ndiscvt had no complaint and created a
> header file.  The make on the
> kernel module proceeded without error messages.  There is now an
> "ndis.ko" file in /boot/kernel.

Since you're using FreeBSD 6.x, make sure you use ndisgen instead of running 
ndiscvt manually.

That said, I haven't ever played with amd64 and don't know if ndis is 
supported / functional on that platform.  Let us know what you find out!

JN
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