Compaq/HP V3000z series -- BCM43xx hardware workaround

Issues Related to Networking (Wired and Wireless)

Moderator: Moderators

Compaq/HP V3000z series -- BCM43xx hardware workaround

Postby vprasad » Sat Sep 08, 2007 21:59

Now granted that 3.4e and higher works great with the BCM43xx, for older distros there is a hardware workaround to actually open up the laptop and swap out the Broadcom card with another more open card. Broadcom and HP probably aren't too keen on these workarounds, but if so they should have made their products more open to begin with.
Jason Mantey's how-to: http://www.wimsbios.com/phpBB2/topic8367.html
Richud's how-to (for V2000z series): http://richud.com/HP-Pavilion-104-Bios-Fix/
vprasad
Baby Hen
 
Posts: 10
Joined: Fri Aug 03, 2007 19:55

Re: Compaq/HP V3000z series -- BCM43xx hardware workaround

Postby foucault » Tue Oct 16, 2007 2:00

not exactly it really depends what the XX in BCM4XX is...

http://bcm43xx.berlios.de/
http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-54 ... t-125.html

very cool bios hacking tho!!
foucault
Simple Hen
 
Posts: 42
Joined: Tue Apr 03, 2007 2:00


Return to Networking and Wireless

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests

cron