Check all the settings that YaST allows — one of the settings asks for the “module” name; enter “ndiswrapper”. Watching the latest at76c driver try to download the firmware resulted in an “unexpected opcode ” error. Return to top of page. Fixing that straightened things out. Also, I’ve found the KWifiManager tool to be quite good for wireless card settings; type “kwifimanager” at a command prompt. June 24, at 6: Upon checking dmesg, I saw I was getting the error.

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The bcm4306kvb, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices. Oh yea btw did you ever get a broadcom wireless card working on a mac-book or a mac computer?

That and I cannot find the actual config file for the wlan or the sound in Suse They have hidden it it seems.

b43 and b43legacy

November 3, at 4: Hope this will help someone. Intel card works perfectly without any configuration. If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source bcm4306kfg Broadcom BCM wireless adapter is there but it doesn’t work. The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. Hi TroN Itried the first command.


It doesn’t see the wireless at all and I have no Idea what to do. Help me in that.

en/users/Drivers/b43 – Linux Wireless

As a convenience, Bcm3406kfb offers two versions of this driver: Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver.

The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself.

Also, I’ve found the KWifiManager tool to be quite good for wireless card settings; type “kwifimanager” at a command prompt. I am not sure what driver I am supposed to use? If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed.

Linksys WMP54GS with Broadcom BCM4306 chipset under Linux 2.6 kernel

The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts. I connect with WEP 64 bit.

If you need to reset your password, click here. Actually, I think we only need the. The trick is to make Dapper not use the drivers built into the kernel, and instead use the ndiswrapper version. Joe on Why has God made me suffer all my life?


Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. Thanks for this guide; it proved very useful! You are currently viewing LQ linuc a guest. Anyway, I am assuming that I somehow messed up the wifi card when I was using Snort, even though it doesn’t seem like that would be the case. The following got my card working: I did everything you did, smoothly, until after the modprobe.

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Toggle line numbers Code: Roberto Stelling 11 1. Broqdcom think it is very stupid to switch from the card with native drivers to card with windows drivers loaded using ndiswrapper — it is more unstable I think. April 8th, 8. It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation.