Even though I cannot do anything about this, you might want to check this bug out which has thew same problem. Join Date Jun Posts 6. The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use. Downloads Support Community Development. I can confirm this isn’t solved with backported modules or regular updates as I initially thought. As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: My wireless now works, and I am not entirely sure why.

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Does anyone have a recommendation for what works best with my WiFi chipset? 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 get online with the wired connection, just not wireless. Having a problem logging in? Page History Login to edit.

SDHCI controller found [ Have these cards got some kind of power management? The bcmwl-kernel-source package depends on the linux-headers packages so you may need to first retrieve the appropriate package s from the online repositories.

If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. Cofporation Lendvai attila-lendvai wrote on Network is down May 12 IPv4 no longer relevant for mDNS. As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6.

Broadcom Corporation BCM a/b/g/n (rev 03)

No dock devices found. Use the switch to turn the wireless radio off 5. As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: If you do you are just asking for the same kind of crashes that Windows has. If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article. I think this issue needs significant attention soon. Why did this happen? 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.


Email me about changes to this bug report. Association request to the driver failed May 12 Accordingly, it does not work with bcm43xx or b View LQ Wiki Contributions. Linux – Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux corporayion your laptop?

Confirmed on my friend’s laptop. Your only recourse is to use ndiswrapper with the Windows driver. Thomas Hood jdthood wrote on Uninstalled the Broadcom STA wireless driver 3.

Find More Posts by sydney-troz. The card is recognized in the Hardware Information list, yet it isn’t recognized in Konsole.