If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. Board index All times are UTC. If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. Please post their response to your report.

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If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed.

Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of bcm43xd existing line. If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s.

bcm43xx-fwcutter – manual page for bcm43xx-fwcutter – Linux Man Pages (1)

By FAR the easiest method will be to just connect to bcm43dx router with an ethernet cable. Open a terminal and enter these 7 commands. As when this did kick in, the card was not coping well, and was dropping the connection.

October 27, Introduced in Linux 2. Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers.


Hi kiai, and welcome to the forum I’m glad it helped, and thanks for bcm433xx feedback.

What I have tried so far is mostly from this page: Instructions to install the package may be found below. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate. Please post their response to your report. The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices. Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under.

bcm43xx-fwcutter (1) – Linux Man Pages

ID 0x, rev 0x9, vendor 0x bcm43xx: I hate to give up! Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: March 15, An Internet connection is required.

It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation. Looks ok, so I went to the firmware.

April 06, See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: Since it has a 2. Update the list of available packages: Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages bcmm43xx that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade.


RPM resource bcm43xx-fwcutter

If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per BroadcomBroadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom.

Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure. Removed from Linux at 2.

If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package.

I don’t think I want to do that just yet. If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug fwcuttee the b43 driver procedure below. Broadcom Corporation BCM