Hi caf, I tried that repository kernel I had to undo the extra steps of editing the blacklist file. In such case, which I assume happens quite often, since 1 The inherent dependency isn’t resolved and 2 There’s a break in the wl interface upon upgrades which may involve a kernel update , in such case, you should simply do the following two steps and I assume you don’t need to reinstall the WiFi driver sources:. Before reading the points mentioned below, be sure to have all repositories enabled on your Ubuntu system. This is the droid you’re looking for. Peter Mortensen 1, 2 10 The solution was that this particular wireless device did not support 40 Mhz channels nor does it support

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Broadcom BCM – will it be supported, and if so, when? – Compatibility – Haiku Community

Then you probably are lacking the firmware for the broadcom card. Thanks for your valuable response.

Run the following commands to get the Wifi properly working: Turns out the driver is in that one for the specific kernel version. You need to be running at least 2.

– Broadcom Corporation BCM a/b/g (rev 01) does not work with latest kernels

I have a b43 card and have been using Ubuntu with it since 9. Thanks for the reply.


Forced PIO do the following: Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. I just tried compat-wireless patch but after that i was unable to logon in KDE4! First I uninstalled bcmwl-kernel-source Then installed firmware-binstaller and bfwcutter which rebuilt the wifi drivers 80211 then had to restart.

The system has to start from scratch in order for this to work and to avoid any conflicts that may appear if earlier work was done. After I did bc4312 above the wireless had to be unblocked by rfkill: Thanks for your help anyways Petronilla Escarabajo.: I have that specific card id 0x model BCM on an old notebook, Tried to use wifi on Haiku years ago but got no success with that card.

b43 and b43legacy

The description below has been applied to the STA driver but has been written before this. Answer below is updated every time new information is added and confirmed working. On other cases looking for and installing the latest Linux Firmware would solve the issue. I have that one, but it seems I can’t catch the modems set on a channel above The following information is additional material to read about solving various issues related to Wireless Management and conflicts with other Network devices.

0. Introduction and Background

Once solved, the solution will be added to this howto. If you don’t remove original Wireless STA driver, you’ll run into problems. Jim Rogers 1 4. Then run cd broadcom-wl The installation procedure is done only via terminal and also while connected to the internet with a temporary wired ethernet connection or USB modem or any means possible that can give your PC, for the time, Internet access.


Just go to Network Manager The network icon on the top panel. Ok… The problem I have with that is this: This should work well and in recent version of Ubuntu, Natty and Oneiric should “Just work”.

Now the wireless should work. Mar 15 ’13 at This is the droid you’re looking for.

Let me offer a blunt and partly non-analytical solution: Now using the PCI. This will force your wireless device to ONLY 802.111 to it.

The freezes you see would be “Blue Screens of Death” on Windows. If you have 8021.1 installed Ubuntu, you will need to build an index of available packages before we can install your driver if you have not done so already:. Could it be a reason of my issue with wireless?