I followed Steve’s advice SteveZalek wrote on Thanks Matt, I will mark this as Confirmed. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Below is a summary of the system hardware and a part of the syslog when I was attempting to connect to the encrypted wireless network “2WIRE”: 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. Sign up using Facebook.

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Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below. In both cases, before and after doing the steps provided here, check the Wireless button or switch in your laptop to see if it works.

I have the Broadcom BCM as well and the problem seems not to appear when I’m using the kernel instead of the generic on Hardy 2. Reboot and then try to install them via ndiswrapper. Copy from Bug Since I desperately need wireless connectivity, I am about to give up on Ubuntu altogether and switch back to the awful Vista.

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But during bootup these modules are apparently not loaded by modprobe, so the next time I rebooted Wlan was ubunty not working. So I’m still stuck with using ndiswrapper. See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: 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.


Ricoh MMC controller found at I can confirm the bug with Hardy Alpha 6, too 2. Failing all this, please provide the output of: Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade.

No new secrets needed. How can this little wireless chipset have like 8 packages b43, bcm43xx, b43legacy, etc. Thanks Matt, I will mark this as Confirmed. Someone would have to park in my driveway to borrow my network connection, and I have four wireless security cameras recording the surroundings of my house.

As per the Broadcom ubunti file for driver version 6.

Shouldn’t the new bfwcutter not b43xx-fwcutter version support this hardware “Broadcom Corporation BCM Note that if you have ANY of the following wireless cards, this will be the common way to install them:.

You need to log in to change this bug’s status. TIPS – If you happen to have another Linux distro on the same PC or have Ubuntu installed with Windows, for cases where your only internet access was actually the wireless card, you can go to the other operating system, download the needed packages Will take some timeput them in a special folder, then go back to Ubuntu and access that folder.

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Then go to the Wireless connection you are using, select it. Michael Rooney mrooney wrote on I will try to cover all Broadcom models and most if not all of the ways of fixing their problems.

Perhaps this has something to do with the different timing of loading ndiswrapper using this script? This procedure has partially worked for me – I can see networks and connect to unencrypted ones haven’t tried WEP yet. Install all needed packages that you have downloaded.

October 21st, 1. 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.

Launchpad also offers a list of Bugs found with Broadcom related issues. From the Search results install bfwcutter and, depending on the Broadcom card you have you will additionally install the following package: Follow the other ways of installing it below. It will however work with another installation method mentioned here.