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If you do not have internet access on the device that has a b43 supported broadcom wireless chipset and would like to use b43, follow this link instead: I managed to get things working as follows: Also when I run sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree I get the following errors The following NEW packages broadco be installed: Hewlett-Packard Company Broadcom Hi TroN I saw the sights and I installed another driver I had the b43 drivers and installed the STa drivers now my wifi light is no longer on.

The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts. Install the bfwcutter package. Broadcom Corporation BCM Did this problem not occur in a previous release?

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Hi TroN Itried the first command. I have the exact same bug as described in the original post. Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade. To post a comment you must log in.


Also I just noticed that sudo lshw -C network gives this: If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: The following got my card working: Hi TroN On the link http: The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts. Thanks for asking though.

The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: I found the above link while looking in this one http: It turned out it had been blacklisted.

The ubuntu-kernel-team is being unassigned from this bug report. Download full text 3.


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This works without any additional drivers. Yes that link suggest that if you are using Ubuntu you install the required software by Quote:. Review your favorite Linux distribution.


[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM

An Internet connection is required. Everything worked fine after I’ve installed bfwcutter and firmware-b43legacy-installer.

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. Yeah I extracted the firmware and everything. It was so slow and I couldn’t get the wifi working there either.

In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: