Find More Posts by ugjka. Join our community today! 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. Page 1 of 2. Leslie Viljoen leslieviljoen wrote on If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above.

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Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

bcj The laptop is a Lenovo G G. This workaround fixed the problem for me: Broadcom Corporation BCM NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e. Available wireless networks are coming under NetworkManager Applet just click.

Does “Hardware Drivers” show anything? I have been reading, and using Google, but I either don’t know where to look or I come across an answer with technical terms I am not familiar with.

4321 LQ Wiki Contributions.

WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki

Find More Posts by ugjka View Blog. The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices. I’m attaching mine in case it’s liinux. Broadcom bcm wireless adapter is never detected at all with b43 or b43legacy drivers. The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts.


Look at the tree graph to decide which driver you need and then go on to post two.

The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. Find More Posts by delaygrabow.

On a Gateway MX,the chip is detected and I was able to see networks but I am not able to connect. Broadcom Corporation BCM In the terminal, as a root user, I typed: What’s interesting is the chip on the laptop is bcm looking at it but lspic reports finding Broadcom rev 1.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

You can also do it from the command line: Please include 43112 one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: I’m on 412 Lenovo N laptop, with the same bcm wireless chip.

Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver. The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card.


In the linxu below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: I followed the Medieval ‘s stepsbut for me it was incomplete. I will try testing with the upstream kernel.


Thomas Boxley 1, 2 23 Neil Munro neilmunro wrote on Jeff Rash 1 3. BB code lnux On. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per BroadcomBroadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom.

Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access from Ubuntu, then you will have to download the firmware from another computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu.