Here is how to get the Broadcom BCM card to work: February 4th, 2. Please, mark it Critical. The bit that the STA driver says “needs reboot” when it’s actually already working. Rafael Bedendo rafael-bedendo wrote on
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Can you please report a bug against bcmwl?
Unpack it with gdebi. I have tried all the fixes listed above, but nothing has worked. Ndiswrapper saves windows drivers but wireless remains unusable.
I certainly don’t know all the answers–I’m basically an advanced hobbyist–but if I can help someone farther down the road, I’m happy. This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.
WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki
Nice and easy Cheers. Thanks for your help, frankbell.
So here comes a hint for other noobs like me that I grabbed from here: I have a HP Pavilion dv The open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm wirelsss of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community.
One thing that noticed the other day when I tried it again.
However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions acivate as follows: Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. In despair I tried to find a way of making my wireless work, when after many failed attempts I noticed in jockey. Alaric jroose wrote on I found this page and tried a direless things:.
Actually my wireless card is BCMwhich I couldn’t find listed on any of such bcm related threads.
RaLink RT Wireless Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. Khai Nguyen 6 2. Now after clicking on ActivateI get this error: Instructions to install the package may be found below.
After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use.
The update just hit my repository. February 5th, 3. There’s a bug report here concerning that Broadcom chip in Natty that similar to what you’re experiencing.
I put wlan0 as the wireless device in the preferences config menu. 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. Duplicates of this bug Bug Bug This is my current state, though it is unclear if this will still be clear tomorrow when I boot again.
After reboot works perfectly. Then go to “Additional Drivers. I have a patch package installed, but my WiFi doesn’t work. I see if Ativate can load a clean image this weekend and test it.