Replacing existing driver with wl. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Best regards, Bob P. Linux driver available for Dell Wireless cards Christopher Tozzi’s blog from Thursday reminded me of the announcement that I never made: Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. All times are GMT

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Validate you don’t have loaded or built into the kernel the Linux community provided driver for Broadcom hardware.

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Build the LKM, i. Thank you for your interest in this question.

Looks like you may not have the kernel headers installed. This driver is included in the Ubuntu 8. The information that was required roberts roberts-Latitude-D ELsmp With that, after a couple of false starts, I figured out how to follow all the rest of the steps.

I’m editing my most recent posting because I found the solution to that final problem. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Connect you D via a wired connection. Replacing existing driver with wl.


Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. If the module exist, remove it and replace with new driver: However, I can’t connect lihux the internet through it. Can someone please provide me with a step by step guide or some guidance on how to fix this issue, or give me a link to a place where it’s shown how to fix it.

But I still don’t see my Wireless connection. From the RedHat environment: Here is dells notification of Broadcom Supplying the driver. So I look via: This exists in two forms: I have looked for tutorials but they are mostly too old.

Continued with remaining steps: But I try it anyway in: Find More Posts by farslayer. Where should I have looked for the answer on my own? I don’t understand some of the suggestions that were given.

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View LQ Wiki Contributions. This guess produced the identical error message. SET failed on device eth1 ; Invalid argument.

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Roberts 53 1 2 6. Linux driver mnicard for Dell Wireless cards Christopher Tozzi’s blog from Thursday reminded me of the announcement that I never made: You can verify by using lspci at the command prompt, it should show a Broadcom bcm I believe, for that wireless card. I believe that wireless card uses the Broadcom STA driver. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?