Search found 7 matches

by MintSpider
Sat May 16, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Networking
Topic: BCM43224 Wi-Fi Card
Replies: 14
Views: 8591

Re: BCM43224 Wi-Fi Card

Thanks aschiebe, good advice if I knew a whole lot more.
I was using UFS, and have no idea about BootEnvironment - that would be a learning curve in itself.
Shall revisit this on the testing laptop when I get a chance. Working 50+ hours per week at the Food Bank.
by MintSpider
Sat May 16, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: BCM43224 Wi-Fi Card
Replies: 14
Views: 8591

Re: BCM43224 Wi-Fi Card

For the next 4 hours, I crashed then reinstalled GhostBSD a couple of times. On these crashes when went to edit rc.conf in the TTY to comment out the bwi and bwn lines there was a line of characters at the end of the file. Just removing that line crashed the system upon rebooting again. Going to rei...
by MintSpider
Sat May 16, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: BCM43224 Wi-Fi Card
Replies: 14
Views: 8591

Re: BCM43224 Wi-Fi Card

I have the same Broadcom BCM43224 card in my Alienware M15x A08 inxi spec = [peter@max /usr/home/peter]$ sudo inxi -Fz Password: System: Host: max Kernel: 12.1-STABLE amd64 (64 bit) Desktop: MATE 1.22.2 OS: FreeBSD 12.1-STABLE Machine: System: Alienware product: M15x v: A08 Mobo: Alienware model: N/...
by MintSpider
Sat May 16, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: BCM43224 Wi-Fi Card
Replies: 14
Views: 8591

Re: BCM43224 Wi-Fi Card

Grenouille wrote:
Sun Nov 15, 2015 6:59 pm
I cannot install the drivers : it tells me that it requires kernel source files in /usr/src. How can I get them ?
According to https://forums.ghostbsd.org/viewtopic.php?t=1626 :
ericbsd wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:20 pm
Basicaly yes, but you need to use GhostBSD src. You can install the src package.

Code: Select all

sudo pkg install src
by MintSpider
Sat May 09, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Swinging on in.....
Replies: 2
Views: 633

Re: Swinging on in.....

Thanks slughorn, pleased to meet you.
Good information.
Also looking forward to excellent conversation.
by MintSpider
Sat May 09, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards
Topic: No Nvidia choice for graphics card
Replies: 3
Views: 733

Re: No Nvidia choice for graphics card

Waves to my good friend RoboNuggie, the man responsible for my being here.
Forum, it is ALL his fault!!!!

BTW, that You Tube comment person was myself.
I did use default mode (vesa?) for the live USB, then later installed Nvidia 340.108

Check out my "Swinging on in...." introduction in the Lobby.
by MintSpider
Sat May 09, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Swinging on in.....
Replies: 2
Views: 633

Swinging on in.....

Greetings all y'all, Scotsman in Kentucky here. Long time computer user: starting with 8 bit machines in the early 80s, a little experience with CP/M and VaxVMS, Amiga 1200 in the 90s, first Windows PC in 1997 - online for the first time, that was with 95 then 98 & 98SE, followed by XP. At work XP, ...