[Grml] need help fast sta

Maurice McCarthy manselton at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 01:50:03 CEST 2010

Install to a partition then alter fstab to your old home.

module-assistant auto-install broadcom-sta-source

Good Luck

On 20/09/2010, martin yazdzik <myazdzik at verizon.net> wrote:
> Dear friends at grml,
> Please forgive the need for something quick,  but I have no wired
> connexion here and need some help.
> I have have downloaded, I think, the .debs for the broadcom sta driver
> to my home folder.
> I need to install grml, after two years, because I did something
> stupid.
> Fortunately, my home directory in on separate partition, so how do I:
> a: install grml while keeping that partition as home? (Had I the
> internet more than a few minutes a day I could google this
> stuff...sorry.)
> b. include the sta drivers as part of the installation.  Last time I
> simply used ndiswrapper, but that was a while ago.  If that still works,
> then I can go that route, but I cannot remember offhand if I can do a
> complete GRML install and not need a wire ever.
> c. I am presuming the nvidia drivers still work with grml, and there is
> not a kernel version that borks that.  I inadvertently installed
> something without really reading it(yes, you make attack my stupidity, I
> deserve it).
> I need, as I work in the arts, the very latest flash viewers and so on,
> but one of the updates to squeeze needed udev which needed a kernel, so
> instead of thinking, I am now in Panama with no real laptop.
> Any help to get me into gnome with all my apps via sta, with 3d working
> would mean a lot.
> I am supposing that sta is not included on the cd, and, no, ubuntu is
> not for me, thanks anyway.
> Thanks again to all of you,
> Martin
> Fronti nulla fides.

Best Wishes

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