no connection with router

the scan gave no result
so i tried manual set up
ssid wpa2 ip and etc.

it still dead

network manager show 1 bar of the network, but it never connects.

nic is a
BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN CONTROLLER

there is no ndiswrapper in my machine
no idea why either

where can i get a copy

could someone show me teh steps installing ndiswrapper

there is a specific wireless forum; posts on wireless topics may well get noticed there more easily;

in the postings of the wireless forum, there are two “Stickies”: postings that contain advice;

you ask I think about ndiswrapper

Ndiswrapper howto - openSUSE

SDB:Ndiswrapper - openSUSE


Don’t install that ndiswrapper but the firmware for that adapter.

  1. Make sure that the bcm43xx-fwcutter is installed. If not do so.

  2. If you are able to connect with a cable open a console and make yourself root. Than type:


If you cannot connect with a cable tell me and I will explain you how to do this manually. Whatever, you need a working internet connection at least on another machine.