Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver. Adding Interface type 2. Sorry, I am not familiar with suse’s distro. Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: After that, the instructions worked no problem.

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I was connected on a USB Wifi. Don’t worry about being a newbie, everyone is a newbie at one point or another.

You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications. NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e. Disabled in Debian 2.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Henrik Hodne henrik-hodne wrote on As a result this bug is being closed. Please let us know immediately if this newer 2.

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I llinux the firmware installed, and can set the essid using iwconfig, but whenever I try to get a dhcp address, using either dhclient or knetworkmanager, it fails. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. I now have wireless recognized in the nm-applet: The open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel lniux, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community.


By joining our community ljnux will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. I managed to get things working as follows: For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. As per Leann’s suggestion, above, I upgraded to 8.

Back to top STA – Lihux Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under.

However, you can still make it work under linux using NDISWrapper which enables you to use the windows drivers in linux.

Also when I run sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree I get the following errors The following NEW packages will be installed: The system listed it as “device not ready missing firmware “. Then, download the ndiswrapper source from here. Jean-Baptiste Lallement jibel on Everything worked fine after I’ve installed bfwcutter and firmware-b43legacy-installer.


Hi, I’m seeing the same problem in 8. Broadcom Corporation BCM Thanks for asking though. If it doesn’t, please file a lijux as per the procedure above.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

When I boot into the 2. St Louis, MO Distribution: If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question. This bug report was marked as Incomplete and has not had any updated comments for quite some time.

The time now is Are you new to LinuxQuestions. I connect with WEP 64 bit. Jeremy Foshee jeremyfoshee on