Find More Posts by theYinYeti. Join Date Oct Posts I do not think the chipset works with the normal 43xx drivers. The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. Page History Login to edit. As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver:

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The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. Last edited by lakedude; at Downloads Support Community Development. Find More Posts by theYinYeti.


Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. I don’t know if it was an earlier model, but did you try the following command in a konsole: The following instructions explain broadcom bcm to extract the required firmware. Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are bck4328 to Linux.

The open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. I can connect to wireless networks requiring no encryption. The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any Bcm438 devices. I was able to get my ExpressCard adapter working with the help I found here. Wed May 12 broadcom bcm I was using this exact same driver, compiled myself, with Ubuntu 9.


Find More Posts by claudius Install the bfwcutter package. I can get online with the wired connection, just not wireless.


For installation instructions, please see here. If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: It will likely work if you have a bit system; however, the bit version did not work on my system. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. I finished my work and switched off for the night. 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.

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. Tags for this Thread broadcomwireless. For info, please visit https: The time now is I would like to get it to work in any distro that I try.


Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. Did this problem not occur in a previous release?

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Considering the previous response to this thread was broadcom bcm months ago, has there by any chance been any progress for individuals with this situation. The first is the firmware-binstaller package.

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Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to winfows different driver from the instructions below.