6. Wireless Ethernet

The wireless ethernet card is installed in the mini-pci slot, with the antenna somewhere behind the LCD display.  Broadcom hasn't yet released linux drivers for the wireless BCM4306.  One source states security reasons for not releasing source code.

Dell Picking Slip Dell(TM) TrueMobile(TM) 1300 802.11b/g MiniPCI Wireless Card
Linux identified as (lspci) 0000:02:03.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 02)
driver ndiswrapper 1.1 (and others down to 0.10) http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/ with windows drivers (bcmwl5a.inf)
use frequent

To install the windows drivers with ndiswrapper 1.1:
$ ndiswrapper -i <path/to>bcmwl5a.inf
Installing bcmwl5a
Forcing parameter IBSSGMode|0 to IBSSGMode|2
Forcing parameter IBSSGMode|0 to IBSSGMode|2
Forcing parameter IBSSGMode|0 to IBSSGMode|2
Forcing parameter IBSSGMode|0 to IBSSGMode|2
Forcing parameter IBSSGMode|0 to IBSSGMode|2
Forcing parameter IBSSGMode|0 to IBSSGMode|2
Forcing parameter IBSSGMode|0 to IBSSGMode|2
Forcing parameter IBSSGMode|0 to IBSSGMode|2
Forcing parameter IBSSGMode|0 to IBSSGMode|2
Forcing parameter IBSSGMode|0 to IBSSGMode|2
To remove the driver:
$ ndiswrapper -e bcmwl5a

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