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Re: Re: [linux-dell-laptops] RH9 stole my connectivity!

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  • ex0@cox.net
    I m sure that will be one of the few times i m EVER right. I just figured you had the same problem.
    Message 1 of 6 , Mar 1, 2004
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      I'm sure that will be one of the few times i'm EVER right. I just figured you had the same problem.

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      > From: Michael Lindsey <michaelclindsey@...>
      > Date: 2004/03/01 Mon AM 03:23:55 EST
      > To: Arani Sinha <sinha@...>
      > CC: linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [linux-dell-laptops] RH9 stole my connectivity!
      >
      > Hi Arani and ex0@...--
      > ex0-- you were right! If I shutdown the machine
      > altogether, the NIC works fine for XP. But if I
      > reboot to switch OSs, the problem pops up again.
      > Thanks so much--my wife is saved from having to use
      > Linux (F.U.D. victim).
      > Arani--I didn't try to use the modem; I live in
      > Bulgaria, where we don't even bother with the
      > land-line telephones. If you mean the driver for the
      > network card, I got it from Broadcom's at:
      > http://www.broadcom.com/drivers/downloaddrivers.php?cookiecheck=1
      > It's the BCM4401 driver. After you decompress the
      > archive, the README file gives install instructions.
      > It was a snap.
      > It looks like I need to thoroughly go over Steffen's
      > recommendations in his posting.
      >
      > Thanks,
      > Mike Lindsey
      >
      > --- Arani Sinha <sinha@...> wrote:
      > > Hi Mike,
      > >
      > > Did you get your modem to work?
      > >
      > > Where did you find the driver? I have been trying
      > > for a while.
      > >
      > > Thanks a lot,
      > >
      > > Arani
      > >
      > > On Sun, 29 Feb 2004, michaelclindsey wrote:
      > >
      > > > Hi all,
      > > > I finally managed to force XP to give up enough
      > > space today to
      > > > co-exist with RH9 on my Inspiron 1100. I
      > > installed the BroadCom
      > > > driver, and am proud to say I'm writing this email
      > > from my Linux
      > > > install. But when I try and use the Internet from
      > > XP now, it's gone!
      > > > Settings are the same as they've always been. I
      > > just don't
      > > > understand it.
      > > >
      > > > Thanks for any advice,
      > > >
      > > > Mike Lindsey
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > [ Inspiron 1100 Red Hat 9 BroadCom 4401 Windows XP
      > > dual boot ]
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