The bfwcutter package will need to be installed. As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom. Find More Posts by claudius No, the bfwcutter doesn’t support the bcm wlan interface. Sorry, forgot some info: Wondering if that is affecting the power management of the card? If you can’t see the STA drivers or get a message about “no proprietary drivers are in use on this system”, you might need to uninstall some backports in Synaptic Package Manager- that has worked on other cards to bring back the Broadcom driver options under Hardware Drivers.

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Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

All times are GMT If these modules were loaded you would either a rmmod bcm43xx or liinux rmmod b43; rmmod linuux 2. February 21st, 1. Copy the downloaded file to your home folder.


Found a comment on a thread that suggested removing the ssb kernel module and installing the wl one, ran: I finally got it to work after reading this post, although I had to modify Levmatta’s original procedure.

This exists in two forms: The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release.

And my USB works, as I’m testing out my tablet right now. This bug is about a specific problem that showed up recently in Hardy between 2. Tags for this Thread 9. Now just to decide which distro to go with on this machine! That’s the same card that I’m also using wirelessly to post this also under Jaunty 9.

Though unloading the liinux b44, ssb and then ndiswrapper in that orderthen reloading ndiswrapper, ssb, bcm432 b44 works for me. How can I be sure that ndiswrapper is handling [14e4: This problem still appears in Mac OS X If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

I can get online with the wired connection, just not wireless. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. The reverse engineering is in progress, but a long way from completion. View LQ Wiki Contributions.


Just starting out and have a question? If it bcn4328, please file a report as per the procedure above.

[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM a/b/g/n (rev. 03) / Ubuntu / Dell XPS m

There is also no indication that your problem is related to the ssb module. Oliver Mayer om wrote on As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. I can confirm the bug with Hardy Alpha 6, too 2. Shang Wu shangwu wrote on But during bootup these modules are apparently not loaded by modprobe, so the next time I rebooted Wlan was again not working.

Absolutely tiny, too small for me to do any meaningful work on one. The old fix in http: