Re: 3rd party wireless pci card for MDD

2011-02-19 Thread peterhaas
Applicable Mini-PCI cards may be identified in two ways: 1) by manufacturer-to-MAC-address Examples: Broadcom is 000DB6, 001018, 001BE9, 18C086 and 0005B5, and possibly others; or 2) by MAC-address-to-manufacturer Example: 0016cf is Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd. Now, most of the cards

Re: 3rd party wireless pci card for MDD

2011-02-15 Thread turn
re: Broadcom 4318 modules which I have purchased on ePrey (sic) from a Hong Kong-based seller Can you share link to a PCI card from China that is known to have Broadcom modules? I purchased one to test -- it worked great -- then bought 12 more for a lab and they all didn't work because they had

Re: 3rd party wireless pci card for MDD

2011-02-15 Thread peterhaas
re: Broadcom 4318 modules which I have purchased on ePrey (sic) from a Hong Kong-based seller Can you share link to a PCI card from China that is known to have Broadcom modules? I purchased one to test -- it worked great -- then bought 12 more for a lab and they all didn't work because

Re: 3rd party wireless pci card for MDD

2011-02-14 Thread akhoff18
On Feb 13, 11:33 pm, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: On Feb 13, 2011, at 9:10 PM, akhoff18 wrote: Download the file bcm43xx_enabler_0.5.3.sh.zip and double-click it   to unzip it. The unzipped file will be called   bcm43xx_enabler_0.5.3.sh. Launch Terminal, type sudo with a space  

Re: 3rd party wireless pci card for MDD

2011-02-14 Thread peterhaas
followed the exact instructions. after double clicking on the downloaded file the name of it is bcm43xx_enabler.sh rather than having the version tagging along. don't know if that makes a difference. still no luck here. : ( There ARE cases, as yet unenumerated, where an apparently

Re: 3rd party wireless pci card for MDD

2011-02-13 Thread peterhaas
i recently installed a pci broadcom card w/ antenna in my mdd and it snapped into place and seemed like it was good to go but I'm still not getting any signal. is there something more that needs to be done? do drivers need to be installed? i clicked on the about this mac tab and under the

Re: 3rd party wireless pci card for MDD

2011-02-13 Thread Kris Tilford
On Feb 13, 2011, at 2:30 PM, peterh...@cruzio.com wrote: There is a script which purports to add to the plist the remaining (i.e., the omitted) Broadcom IDs. The script is called bcm43xx_enabler_0.5.3.sh.zip. After unzipping launch Terminal, type sudo without the quotes, add a space and

Re: 3rd party wireless pci card for MDD

2011-02-13 Thread akhoff18
On Feb 13, 8:26 pm, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: On Feb 13, 2011, at 2:30 PM, peterh...@cruzio.com wrote: The script is called bcm43xx_enabler_0.5.3.sh.zip. After unzipping   launch Terminal, type sudo without the quotes, add a space and drag   the script into the Terminal window

Re: 3rd party wireless pci card for MDD

2011-02-13 Thread Kris Tilford
On Feb 13, 2011, at 9:10 PM, akhoff18 wrote: I tried, to the best of my ability, but it said that the command could not be found. does the entire script need to be dragged or just the specific chip that i have? Download the file bcm43xx_enabler_0.5.3.sh.zip and double-click it to unzip it.