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NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e. Thomas Hotz thotz-deactivatedaccount wrote on As a convenience, Bvm4312 offers two versions of this driver: Tested with the upstream kernel that matches my previously installed Ubuntu kernel. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply.
Configure your wireless interface as appropriate.
Introduced in Linux 2. The chip is detected by Ubuntu in the Hardware Drivers utility but it freezes my computer when I enable it. In the meantime I’ve found some mentioning that that specific NIC should work with b43 but cannot try it out for myself. The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release.
Broadcom BCM Wireless Network Card on FreeBSD | Basic
The message will point you to http: Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure. To find out your current kernel use the command: Here are the steps: I have a Broadcom BCM wireless adapter.
Brijam brian-opensourcery wrote on Not working at all in Karmic Beta with kernel 2. Exactly – there are a few commands in the linked thread that are unnecessary and could wirless introduce unneeded complications. Firmware from userspace is required for device operation.
The workaround posted by icechen1 worked for me, after a great deal of fiddling. Jacob frias90 wrote on If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above.
I tried using fwcutter it did not work then I tried using ndiswrapper using the Windows Vista driver for the card that did not work either. I’m having the same issue, which started after I did an automatic update in Ubuntu Jaunty 8.
bcm43xx – Debian Wiki
Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: Also, if you could test the latest upstream kernel available that would be great.
I’m attaching mine in case it’s helpful.
If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question. Ivan Carrasco 11 1.
You will likely be pointed here: That thread is 4 years old. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: I used Kernel 2.
Broadcom 43xx wireless devices
The bcmwl-kernel-source package depends on the linux-headers packages so you may need to first retrieve the appropriate package s from the online repositories. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.
Switch wireless on and the wait. All times are GMT