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Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your linuux, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below.
BB code is On. I’ve tried but probably screwed up in the process installing the “wl””b43” and “brcmsmac” drivers, or at least I think I did.
If not, it’s pretty easy to get it to load automatically, so just ask. Email Required, but never shown.
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An Internet connection is required. View LQ Wiki Contributions. It does indeed find networks and seems to know how to connect to them, however, It will connect to them for a few minutes with very slow connection speed and then just drop. I also did extensive testing, and ended up just buying a cheap Linksys AE, which works fine for me through ndiswrapper. After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use.
Configure your wireless interface as appropriate. So I just decided to try again to install bcmwl-kernel-source. The reason is simple: By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.
Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper. I just swapped out one of my wireless cards from one computer to another. Paste in the output of this: 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. Post as a guest Name. You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories.
Broadcom 43xx wireless devices
If anyone has any insight to the problem, that would be awesome. Introduced in Linux 2.
It may be able to load the right driver for you or maybe you’ve already tried that. Partners Support Community Ubuntu.
The open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by bmc4321 linux kernel community. The internet suggests you start with the b43 driver.
[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM
At this lihux I’m starting to research how to use ndiswrapper but haven’t had any luck with that either. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.
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