Broadcom BCM I have a BCM Wiereless card driver issue and I have been trying all day wipe the old drivers and set up the right ones and things are still not working. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. BB code is On. Resource temporarily unavailable E: Also, some distros report “eth1” instead of “wlan0.

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Done Reading extended state information Initializing package states Wireless LAN Soft blocked: Thanks for your help, frankbell.

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Let’s answer your questions first – Your card – Code:. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Hi tommcd Here is the result.

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Originally Posted by frankbell Sorry for missing the reference in corporatkon subject line. Usually, Linux doesn’t need a reboot for this sort of stuff, but maybe that’s what was needed.


To make sure the driver is installed and running, post the output of: Don’t make the same stupid misstake I did AFAIK all laptops have an external hardware wifi switch even though windbloz ignores this switch with linux it matters whether it’s on or off so you may have it setup right but it still will not work until the switch is turned on so check the switch.

I’m downloading with the Windows installer. 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.

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Broadcom Corporation Device [14e4: Done Writing extended state information No such file or directory kernel: The following got my card working:. My first try was firmware-binstaller but after configuration a the installer sent a message saying that an unsupported B43 device was found.

Done Couldn’t find any package whose name or description matched “firmware-binstaller” Couldn’t find any package whose name or description matched “firmware-binstaller” The following packages will be REMOVED: Originally Posted by Jim44 [ If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. The system listed it as “device not ready missing firmware “.


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Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Not working in Mint Installed the driver, but did it successfully install the firmware?

Find More Posts by papaken. If not already performed, connect the device to your bdm4306. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. The first is the firmware-binstaller package.

On your CD for the wireless device. Modprobe b43 tossed an unknown option. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.