On 5/17/09, Leslie Jensen <les...@eskk.nu> wrote: > > > Bob Johnson skrev: [...] >> I need a cheap, simple, reasonably light laptop, but not a tiny >> display, and I'm looking at the Best Buy pre-configured Inspiron 15 >> (i.e. Inspiron 1545). Anyone have direct experience with FreeBSD amd64 >> on one of these? Is there anything that isn't going to work? [...] >> > Hello Bob > > I'm running FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE amd64 on a Latitude E6500. I ordered it > with a Dell wireless but was unable to make it work. I then upgraded to > an Intel wireless card but it was to new, chip number 5200, so freebsd > has no support for that card either. I'm now using a Linksys USB > wireless stick that works. But it's inconvienient because I forget to > attach it and then I need to restart to get it to work.
Have you tried (and failed) to build an NDIS driver for the wireless card using ndisgen? Thanks, -- Bob Johnson _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"