Find More Posts by tommcd. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. To test the driver and remove the need for a computer restart use: The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware. The time now is Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers.

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Find More Posts by bcm430. First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: Well, i kinda jumped the gun, and just re-installed Slackware Was you connected to network when you installed firmware-binstalleror just get the.

It turned out it had been blacklisted. I use my wireless card. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Last edited by ovais; at The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use.



All times are GMT Find More Posts by Lenard. Wireless set-up on SuSE Install the bfwcutter package. Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers. Don’t worry about being a newbie, everyone is a newbie at one point or another. Broadcom BCM wireless adapter is there but it doesn’t work Hey that got it working.

The bcm3406 driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: I do not know if that makes a difference or not. Visit the following links: Then, follow the instructions at The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts. Having a problem logging in?

Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With linus information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below. There are no linux drivers for the on-board Broadcom BCM wireless card.

Please post their response to your report. Editing one file and rebooting solved the issue. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: If you need to reset your password, click here.


Then, download the ndiswrapper source from here. 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.

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Is there still no linux drivers for my emachines bcm4360 with the bcm broadcom wireless card? Linux – Software This forum is for Software issues. Google it, go to suse, or search here.

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I could have configured ndiswrapper wrong or something, but either way, I ended up trying bcm43xx and I’ve never looked back.