Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Let’s answer your questions first – Your card – Code:. This time it worked! I have a Broadcom BCM wireless network card and it failed to come up.

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The first is the firmware-binstaller package. The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use.

In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: You are broadckm in as. Thank You for Submitting Your Review,! Everything worked fine after I’ve installed bfwcutter and firmware-b43legacy-installer.

This works without any additional drivers. October 7th, 5.

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If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Manuf 0x17F, Version 0x, Revision 2 b43legacy-phy0 debug: First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: Linksys WMP54G v1 By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.


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Here is the outputs from lspci and iwconfig: Fedora 14 recognized the wifi card and installed its own drivers beoadcom firmware. Even though you aren’t connected to a specifc AP you should see the wireless card in ifconfig and set it up even though it is not associated.

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Broadcom BCM impressive Varun! Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: Broadcom Corporation BCM You must select the firmware with the same ID as printed by the kernel driver on modprobe. Note that only recent drivers print such a broadco, on modprobe. Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line.



Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more broaccom one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers. Join Date Feb Beans Click here to review our site terms of use.

Copy the broadccom file to your home folder. Different distributions use different directories to load firmware from. I’m glad that you were able to resolve the installation problem of the driver View unanswered posts View posts from last 24 hours. Find More Posts by Lenard.