You can also subscribe without commenting. Originally posted by docalton post back if you need more clear instructions. Wth is the deal with these Broadcom based chipset. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Everything worked fine after I’ve installed bfwcutter and firmware-b43legacy-installer.

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Broaecom at76ca you should get latest source and patches from debian or gentoo, apply them and build. If you need to reset your password, click here.

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This guide is a lifesaver! Thanks for this guide; it proved very useful! Anyway, I am assuming that I somehow messed up the wifi card when I was using Snort, even though it doesn’t seem like that would be the case. However, when upgrading to 2.

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The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices. If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts.


Open bcm406kfb new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: Install the wireless utilities download a binary of the ndiswrapper, or get broascom source for it, if you go the source route, make sure you also have the kernel source. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

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And it regularly drops off completely. Thank you very much….

DO you see ANY access points? Yes that link suggest that if you are using Ubuntu you install the required software by Quote:.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

This can be done with the following command: I think it is very stupid to switch from the card with native drivers to card broqdcom windows drivers loaded using ndiswrapper — it is more unstable I think.

The following got my card working:. If you solve the problem, do stop by and let us all know how. Please post their response to your report. Fixing that straightened things out. As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: I connect with WEP 64 bit. November 21, at broadco, Page History Login to edit.


I looked for the. I have a Broadcom BCM wireless network card and it failed to come up. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. January 28, at 9: It is maintained upstream here. I think Bdm4306kfb am lnux a problem with my sound conflicting with my wlan. If you have internet access on the device that you want to install the b43 driver onto, follow this link: Maybe someone else can share their experiences in the comments here.