I’d much rather use native drivers. I know the card works natively, because I am using one right now. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate. Broadcom BCM According to this post http: If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per Broadcom , Broadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom. The bfwcutter package will need to be installed.

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Tested with the upstream kernel that matches my previously installed Ubuntu kernel. Hi gromitsprinkles, This bug was reported a while ago and there hasn’t been any activity in it recently. The time now is I’m having real trouble with mine though.

Bug # “Broadcom bcm wireless not detected at all” : Bugs : linux package : Ubuntu

Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver. Leslie, did you see my apport-collect data above? May 9th, 4. Thomas Hotz thotz-deactivatedaccount wrote on Are you still having problems?

Anyone know otherwise or can help me get my wireless running??? The Broadcom b43 driver is listed there. The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the linkx chip, for example: This bug affects 1 person.



Any one out there knows what wireless chipset they’re running? Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands: BB code is On.

I’d much rather use native drivers. Here are the steps: There’s no need for ndiswrapper and Windows drivers, because the Linux driver already exists, if broadocm see no broadcom wireless device name, uninstall driver, restart computer, install driver and restart again until “firmware missing” message appears with wifi device name under wireless icon after clicking on it gnome.

Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access from Ubuntu, then you will have to download the firmware from another linuc with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu.

An Internet connection is required. I got the wireless working!

The wireless card was detected and working fine until this update. In the command below broaddom drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: Page History Login to edit.


kernel – How do I install BCM wireless drivers? – Ask Ubuntu

Broadcom bcm wireless not detected at all Bug reported by Brooadcom on If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

May 9th, 3. ISO CD images are available from http: You need to log in to change this bug’s status. I’m attaching mine in case it’s helpful.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications. Removed from Linux at 2. The workaround posted by icechen1 worked for me, after a great deal of fiddling.