All times are GMT The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. It is maintained upstream here. Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. 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. If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package:

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To find out your current kernel use the command: Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command to test the broadccom. Need a driver for a Dell wlan mini card in a inspiron for Ubuntu Broascom is maintained upstream here.

To unload and blacklist: Originally Posted by notKlaatu First, let’s see what driver you’re actually using. Besides, if Eugene needs to, he can use ndiswrapper and run the Windows driver with Wine.

brodacom Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. 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. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. Page History Login to edit. It may be able to load the right driver for you or maybe you’ve already tried that. Find More Posts by notKlaatu.


Sign up using Email and Password. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate. The main issue is that with most of the drivers available that I’ve installed, brkadcom will find my wireless network but, they will only stay connected for about a minute with abnormally slow speed and then all of a sudden disconnect.

Paste in the output of this: Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. Wellington, New Zealand Linuz Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated. Last time I checked, this is how you do that on Ubuntu: However, in never really succeeded and kept asking me for the network pass phrase.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Last edited by swisswiss; at Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you kinux using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure. The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices. First, let’s see what driver you’re actually using.


Post as a guest Name. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community.

Troubleshooting Examine the groadcom ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver.

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Removed from Linux at 2. The first is the firmware-binstaller package. If so, which one s specifically?