Not sure how to report this issue, but I think it’s a problem with the firmware installer package. I haven’t actually gotten on a wireless network yet haven’t been near a public one yet , but I do see some when i do “iwlist wifi0 scan”, so i assume it’s 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. If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories. The ubuntu-kernel-team is being unassigned from this bug report. Adding Interface type 2.

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Then, download the ndiswrapper source from here. I connect with WEP 64 bit. Comment on this change optional. The bfwcutter package will need to be installed.

Having a problem logging in? Yeah I extracted the firmware and everything. Also, I’ve found the KWifiManager tool to be quite good for wireless card settings; type “kwifimanager” at a command prompt.


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That got me connected and online. It turned out it had been blacklisted.

The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. Want to know which application is best for the job? Using Windows’ binary drivers: Are you new to LinuxQuestions. This works without any additional drivers.

The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. Registered protocol family 17 [ Wth is the deal with these Broadcom based chipset. I have been waiting and waiting for an update to fix it to no avail.

Radio initialized [ Under windows in the exact same spot on the exact same websites I pull 54 kilobytes per second. I get similar dmesg results as the original post. I haven’t actually gotten on b306 wireless network yet haven’t been near a public one yetbut I do see some when i do “iwlist wifi0 scan”, so i assume it’s working.

How do you get the Broadcom BCM wireless card working? – Ask Ubuntu

My earlier offer to test and debug still stands Reporting a conflict with IRQ October 9th, 8. What I do not know is 1 how to get the right kernel deiver from bpci-bridge to change to b43fwcutter.


Intel card works perfectly without any configuration. What should I do? Roger Magnesved rogz wrote on Did you extract the firmware with version too?

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Having a problem installing a new program? To reopen the bug, click on the current status under the Status column and change the status back to “New”. Find More Posts by docalton. I have an excellent signal.


Find More Posts by lovethepirk. Wifi still has the same issues can see wireless networks but can’t connect. I was able to get by broadcom to work using ndiswrapper but I had to have have an updated linx of ubuntu 8.