Using Windows’ binary drivers: There is no support for Broadcom 14E4: Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: Everyone, please if you have any ideea, please write me what should I do. After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

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April 29th, 6. The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. My deboan is Compaq Presario V model number See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: Choose a more recent one. Having a problem logging in? I have the same wireless card, look at bc,43xx question, it has no answer but maybe could help you: The files we are interested in are bcmwl5.

First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: By farslayer at Join our community today! The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. Also what are the advantages of using ndiswrapper instead of deban native driver bcm43xx?


The only necessary step required to facilitate wireless on your Etch maybe — laptop is the obtaining of the necessary firmware. Unloading possibly loaded wrong drivers with modprobe and reloading the broadcom drivers modprobe wl didn’t help.

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brcm – Debian Wiki

When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. This provides a great deal of WiFi protocol management features for chips that, unlike Intel Pro Wireless chip family, don’t handle in hardware.

Firmware from userspace is required for device operation.

April 28th, 4. All that is needed is Ubuntu Software Center and some files on the Ubuntu iso. I’m gonna find out, though.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

The other day when I reinstalled etch, by the way — the above was also on an install not an upgrade — and set up wireless this way, sans ndiswrapper, I noticed straight away that the connection was far more stable and speed was there. On Friday 19jan07 Gcm43xx nuked and reinstalled Etch on my Acer laptop. DEB packages for “offline” Broadcom wireless network setup, see here: What are the advantages of using ndiswrapper instead of the native driver bcm43xx?


August 31st, If you need to reset your password, click here. Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more bmc43xx one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

Getting the firmware is pie because when bcm43xx-fwcutter is being installed it will prompt you to get said firmware. After upgrading to Ubuntu 6. Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project. Post as a guest Name.