From: Johan Brannlund <johan_brn@ya...> - 2005-08-08 06:51:15
Alright, so I tried to modify the broadcom .inf file to include my
chipset revision, but I ran into an unexpected problem: I can't edit
the file! The only program I've found that will even display the thing
is "more", everything else just gives me binary garbage. I've tried
fiddling with locale settings and running the file through iconv, but
that didn't help.
The file command identifies the file as
bcmwl5.inf: MPEG ADTS, layer I, v1, 96 kBits, 32 kHz, Stereo
... which doesn't seem quite right. A hexdump of the start of the file
0000000 feff 003b 003b 000d 000a 003b 003b 0020
0000010 0062 0063 006d 0077 006c 0035 002e 0069
0000020 006e 0066 000d 000a 003b 003b 000d 000a
0000030 003b 003b 0020 0043 006f 0070 0079 0072
0000040 0069 0067 0068 0074 0020 0031 0039 0039
0000050 0038 002d 0032 0030 0030 0035 002c 0020
0000060 0042 0072 006f 0061 0064 0063 006f 006d
0000070 0020 0043 006f 0072 0070 006f 0072 0061
0000080 0074 0069 006f 006e 002e 000d 000a 003b
Does anyone know what the problem might be?
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From: James Shatto <Shadow_7@ea...> - 2005-08-08 10:28:19
> bcmwl5.inf: MPEG ADTS, layer I, v1, 96 kBits, 32 kHz, Stereo
> ... which doesn't seem quite right. A hexdump of the start of the file
> looks like
> 0000000 feff 003b 003b 000d 000a 003b 003b 0020
> Does anyone know what the problem might be?
Looks like it's in UTF-16, not the usual UTF-8. Although the usual depends on where you're from I guess.
iconv --from-code UTF-16 --to-code UTF-8 <inputfile> > <outputfile>
and convert it back once you're done, or not. You might also be able to modify your locale settings LANG/LC_CTYPE etc... vi/vim supposedly handles it, not that I'd want to input each character with Cntrl+V u 0<decimal> or Cntrl+V u <hex>.
Then there's that 32 bit driver on a 64 bit system thing.