Radio initialized [ This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. I tried putting the b43 driver as blacklisted, but that didn’t give me a b43legacy driver loaded at all and modprobe for the driver didn’t help that much either. Editing one file and rebooting solved the issue. There are no linux drivers for the on-board Broadcom BCM wireless card. Instructions to install the package may be found below. This question has been asked before and already has an answer.

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The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release.

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Anyway, I am assuming that I somehow messed up the wifi card when I was using Snort, even though it doesn’t seem like that would be the case. And I think you probably didn’t get the firmware installed. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Broadcm Network Darmstadt. I have resolved the problem with my broadcom card using this guide: Link is up at Mbps, full duplex.

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Now like a year and half later of not doing anything with it, I decided to install Ubuntu Ricky ricky wrote on I am not sure which update it was but I know that a fresh install of ubuntu 8.


As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: I installed bcm43xx-fwcutter from apt-get.

As a result this bug is being closed. This was the last time the wireless adapter worked. Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers 47 answers. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

To find out your bfoadcom kernel use the command: I’m trying to get my father’s laptop Dell Latitude d set up with Slackware and of course the wireless doesn’t work.

Don’t worry about being a newbie, everyone is a newbie at one point or another. The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card.

Search this Thread Advanced Search. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate. This went on for weeks ok, maybe months.

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Linux Power User Bundle. Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: You should then be able to test via a LiveCD. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. A few months ago I managed to get my Broadcom card working in a Dell Latitude CPx with an bit older release, using a pre 2. I’ve checked the additional drivers list as apparently after installation of the b43 driver it should be listed but there is nothing there.


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I do not know if that makes a difference or not. I think it must have been included someone in one of the recent updates.

I think that this is not a network manager bug, but a driver bug, given that dhclient fails as well as network manager. Thanks everyone, it turns out I didn’t have the right driver installed. After a reboot the system may auto-load pinux different driver to the one you wanted to use. See first answer in this question: PHY transmission error [ All that time fighting with software, and the problem ended up being that I just had to press the proverbial power button.

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