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    Didn't have to "make" or install anything. It...

    Didn't have to "make" or install anything. It worked with the ath9k drivers out of the box (they're part of BT4 Pre-Final).

    -- John
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    Learned something new with this one . . . I'm a...

    Learned something new with this one . . . I'm a real n00b with Linux . . . some of what I've had to do getting this all working has had a steep learning curve (starting with using ifconfig and...
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    Should have probably made this "observation" in...

    Should have probably made this "observation" in one of my posts . . . yep . . . I found the same thing . . . Xorg gotta be running. If you see a "splash-fix" or "fix-splash" mentioned by others to...
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    Quad-Core & 2 HD3870's: Uses 3 CPUs but only 1 GPU

    Got the ATi-Stream up and running, in conjunction with Gerix as well. Until yesterday, the desktop box had an Athlon X2 6400+ and a pair of HD3870s (single GPU cards with 16x Crossfire straps across...
  5. Kernel Upgrade (to 2.6.30.5) broke the ATi Catalyst drivers . . . no graphics

    Had to completely re-install the original pre-final on an external USB hard-drive on my desktop machine which has a pair of ATi Radeon HD3870 graphics cards . . . after following the Blog...
  6. ATi X850 chipset too old . . . drivers too new...

    ATi X850 chipset too old . . . drivers too new (Catalyst 9.5) . . . X850 is not supported by them. You need the older drivers that come "stock" in BT4 pre-final. IIRC, Catalyst 9.3 or older -- go to...
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    Finally Got It Working On Desktop . . .

    Here's my experience getting this working . . . on a USB hard drive connected to my desktop machine which has an AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ and a pair of HD3870 single-slot graphics cards.


    Had to...
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    I'm running it in VMWare on the desktop right...

    I'm running it in VMWare on the desktop right now, but it cannot use the PCI wireless card with any of the BT tools, nor can it use Pyrit ATi-Stream with the pair of ATi cards running crossfire in...
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    BT3 Live unlocked and ejected the disk at...

    BT3 Live unlocked and ejected the disk at shutdown or reboot (Slax Linux).

    BT4 Live (pre-final -- Ubuntu ??) doesn't do that (on either of my machines). If I set BIOS boot priority to boot from...
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    CD Tray Locks Shut (Live DVD)

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    Seems I accidentally posted this under Working Hardware instead of Non-Working Hardware where I wanted to post it . . . can't delete it now . . . so here it stays . . . should also mention the...
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    Ubiquiti SR71-C (Cardbus) with ath9k Drivers

    Had some time today to use the recently purchased Ubiquiti SR71-C with the ath9k drivers. Set up my "honeypot" Belkin b/g AP with a long WEP key and used Gerix-WiFi-Cracker's "ChopChop" . ...
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    Even though I cannot use it (x1250 mobility;...

    Even though I cannot use it (x1250 mobility; 9.3.1 Catalyst), thanks for the PDF . . . it at least saved me the time and effort to discover it wouldn't work on my laptop. However, I've got a desktop...
  13. Double post??? Where? Just did a look for all my...

    Double post??? Where? Just did a look for all my posts. If it is posted elswhere, it was unintentional.
  14. Proxim ORiNOCO Gold 8470-WD, Ath5k, Wicd and WPA2 PSK Issues

    I've observed some odd behavior with interaction between an ORiNOCO Gold 8470-WD, the Ath5k drivers with mac80211, Wicd and a WPA2 PSK access point (AES-CCM). I'm using the BT4 Pre-Final Live DVD --...
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    Ubiquiti SR71C & SR71X . . .

    Forgive me if this has already been mentioned. Searched this forum and only found one oblique reference here to the Ubiquiti cards (the newer kernel request).

    I realize it may take a while for...
  16. I had to poke around the GUI for a couple minutes...

    I had to poke around the GUI for a couple minutes too . . . almost like the hunt and click of mouse-driven adventure games (There must be a place to enter the pass-phrase around here somewhere!).
    ...
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    I had same problem with Proxim ORiNOCO Gold...

    I had same problem with Proxim ORiNOCO Gold 8470-WD until I updated/upgraded the BT4 pre-final distro per the offensive-security Blog . . . including discarding and purging the Ath5k drivers and...
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    HP 6515b (business line laptop)

    Relatively new but superseded by the HP 6535b a few months ago in HP's small/medium business line of laptops.


    AMD Turion dual-core processor
    x1250 ATi Radeon graphics works OOB (required...
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    I have an Orinoco Gold 8470-WD and it clearly...

    I have an Orinoco Gold 8470-WD and it clearly supports WPA and WPA2 with AES and AES-CCMP . . . all current authentication/encryption modes. I've also used it as a "normal" network card on WEP,...
  20. I've not yet gotten compiz to work properly --...

    I've not yet gotten compiz to work properly -- not with the driver "packages" I created -- but that said, I haven't experimented enough with it to see if some mods to the isolinux and syslinux "cfg"...
  21. Essentials: Both "fglrx" driver files (from...

    Essentials:
    Both "fglrx" driver files (from ATi -- don't use the "current" one, use the one just prior to it -- the 7.11 Catalyst -- there's a link below the current driver download on ATi's site...
  22. Thanks -- Plus More Info about ATi

    As a footnote -- and why I dove so deep into the fix -- the ATi X1250 is limited to 60 Hz and it uses POSIX shared memory. Uncertain but suspect it's not the only ATi laptop graphics chipset that...
  23. ATi / Radeon Graphics (newer chipsets - fixed my X1250 graphics)

    Took me quite a while, and I'm a n00b with Linux, but I got it working through boot on my laptop into KDE. There were numerous files needed and some mods to others required. I worked with the "USB"...
  24. HP 6515b Laptop BT3B Workarounds (incl. ATi X1250 Graphics)

    [edited to add details about its embedded WiFi and Bluetooth]

    Hi,
    First, I'm a n00b with BackTrack, and a near n00b with Linux (especially Slackware). I've dual-boot installed and used OpenSUSE...
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