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  1. Broadcom 570x and 575x

    Maybe, maybe not! You MUST test this before installing SetMac: 1) Open up a terminal and type "sudo su" (then type your password) 2) Type "ifconfig -a" and look for a line beginning with enX (where X is a network card id, normally 0 for the Broadcom) en0: flags=8863<UP,BROADCAST,SMART,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 ether 00:00:00:00:00:00 media: autoselect (<unknown type>) status: inactive supported media: none autoselect 10baseT/UTP <half-duplex> 10baseT/UTP <half-duplex,hw-loopback> 10baseT/UTP <full-duplex> 10baseT/UTP <full-duplex,hw-loopback> 10baseT/UTP <full-duplex,flow-control> 100baseTX <half-duplex> 100baseTX <half-duplex,hw-loopback> 100baseTX <full-duplex> 100baseTX <full-duplex,hw-loopback> 100baseTX <full-duplex,flow-control> 1000baseT <full-duplex> 1000baseT <full-duplex,hw-loopback> 1000baseT <full-duplex,flow-control> 3) In my case, en0 was the correct network device name. So, I try setting the mac using ifconfig by typing "ifconfig en0 ether 12:ab:12:ab:12:ab" (look up your mac-adress in windows/linux first!) IF your computer hangs, you cannot use SetMac since it would crash your computer every time you boot it. You will have to live with zero-ip for now until someone finds out why this happens. I can use my computer at home, but not at my friends place or at my parents. IF it didn't hang, type the ifconfig -a again and see if ether has changed from 00:00:00:00:00 - if it did you can safely install SetMac and enjoy your network card. / jajo
  2. Yeah - it is easy to misunderstand my post to say that the quality of the iPod Nano or iPod Video was bad. The iPod nano was ok with a minus, the iPod video was good. But the iPod Shuffle was, in my ears, fantastic. All iPods are quality players, but the shuffle delivers more sound quality than we pay for whilst the Nano delivers more in looks and slim design than it does in audio if I am the judge. An explanation of the Shuffle performance could be that it is using a different chip (from Sigmatel) than the others. Although I do not worship scientific studies when it comes to something as personal as audio and music, (where listening experience comes first and specifications sheets second), this link is very interesting and shows that the shuffle has a technical advantage over the other players in the test (Mini being one of them). http://home.comcast.net./~machrone/playertest/playertest.htm / jajo
  3. Went to the local Apple retailer today to get an iPod Nano 2gb. Since I had my headphones brought with me, I thought I'd just compare the sound quality between the players just for the fun of it. I loaded the same song (AAC 192kbit/s) to an iPod Shuffle 512mb, iPod Nano 2gb and an iPod Video 60gb. The result was somewhat unexpected! First off: the Nano My first impression of the Nano was that it sounded good, about equal to my laptop's builtin headphone output (a Dell Inspirion M70). The nano had a neutral sound but I very soon felt like I wanted to go on with the test and switch to the next player. Second, the iPod shuffle I was expecting this little player to play well for the money, bot not really compete with the nano. I don't believe how wrong I was. WOW! The first second of the song really blew me away. The shuffle had everything that the Nano didn't have - deep bass, controlled sound, very easy to listen to, and I couldn't stop listening to the song. It was easy to follow the tune and understand the music. At this point, being really surprised, I decided to open up the equalizer in the Nano to make sure everything was set flat Second round for nano After double checking the flat settings in the equalizer (they were flat!) I listened to the nano again. The biggest difference is indeed that the Shuffle plays the music without strain. Playing the nano as loud as the shuffle gave a very metallic sound that was hard to withstand for long. I called for the shop assistant and explained. He smiled at me but gave it a try. He was also surprised, he didn't admit the difference being as big as I did, but he couldn't deny that the Shuffle was superior. He fetched another nano just to make sure that the unit was working correctly, but there was no difference. The iPod video 60gb The video iPod was better than the Nano, but still not in the same league as the Shuffle. The video performed well sound-quality-wise but was not as fun to listen to as the Shuffle. I still listened longer with the shuffle and enjoyed the tune, lyrics and song better with the shuffle. Conclusion I used the same headphones. None of the iPods had the Equalizer or sound check enabled. The shuffle outperformed the other players. Both on sound quality and how easy it was to follow tune and lyrics. I had to buy a shuffle instead, even though I miss the display. But the sound quality was so much better the display didn't matter. I know sound is subjective, but this was really scary! I am now listening to the shuffle, and it sounds excellent. I didn't know my headphones (Grado SR80) was this bloody good! And I can play loud... Anyone else experienced the same? / jajo
  4. Intel PRO/Wireless 2200 driver

    PLEASE, Read the thread! Only tiny parts of the linux-driver could be used for reference while coding the OSX-driver. / jajo
  5. Broadcom 570x and 575x

    A good idea might be to describe your problem better - what is not working? Is your card detected or not? If it is detected, is the problem related to MAC-address problems? Just saying it is not working is not helping anyone... / jajo
  6. Broadcom 570x and 575x

    Do you have any idea why my MAC-address shows up as 00-00-00-00-00? I am using your patched driver. / jajo
  7. Broadcom 570x and 575x

    If anyone have any idea how to solve the MAC-issue, please help me! / jajo
  8. Broadcom 570x and 575x

    News - the card works perfect at home. The problem is most likely related to the MAC-address being zeros only which is not accepted by some network equipment. / jajo
  9. Broadcom 570x and 575x

    Did you also suffer from "hangups" while doing the "ifconfig en0 ether xx-xx-xx-xx-xx" manually? If setmac does that ifconfig command, my computer would probably crash forever. / jajo Confirmed - i opened SetMac-script and all it does is running the ifconfig-command. Warning if anyone has the same problem as I do - installing SetMac will probably make the computer hang at startup. What we need is the MAC-address to be detected while the driver is loaded. Has anyone managed to get the MAC-address correctly without setting it manually afterwards or use SetMac? / jajo
  10. Intel PRO/Wireless 2200 driver

    Baseline Ace, Many of us laptop-users have builtin ipw2200-cards. I currently use a Belkin adapter that works fine, but the internal card has a better antenna and does not require a 8cm stick attached to the computer (that is very easy to break while using the computer on the field). I am also willing to sponsor the development of this driver. / jajo
  11. Broadcom 570x and 575x

    Hi hackers! I have a Dell Precision M70 laptop with this chip. Info about my card: $ lspci -n 02:00.0 0200: 14e4:1677 (rev 01) $ lspci 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5751 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express (rev 01) The problem The card is detected just fine, and I get an IP-address from DHCP, but I cannot ping or connect to anything! The MAC-address is still 00-00-00-00-00 and when I try to change it using "ifconfig en0 ether xx-xx-xx-xx-xx" the whole computer freezes and I have to shutdown using the power button. I suspect that the switch won't let me communicate since my MAC is 00-00-00-00-00 which is considered invalid. Anyone with an idea how to set mac-address or have the driver detect the correct ethernet address? Kind regards, jajo
  12. I have the same problem! I had my OS X installed on a USB-harddrive and used Disk Utility to copy the USB-volume to a local HFSplus-volume on my local harddrive. The file structure on the local volume is identical to the USB-harddrive which I can boot from. I use Grub for dual-boot and the section in grub.conf looks like this: title=X root (hd0,0) chainloader +1 However, GRUB fails, which is most likely because the Darwin Loader is not installed to this partition. How can I re-install darwin loader to my partition? Kind regards, Jacob