Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. However, I followed http: Now, with the current driver version 6. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts.

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Also, it’s been reported that the this driver doesn’t work with all chips, so kindly provide feedback on your experiences with Broadcom Wireless, so this manual can be kept up to date and further improved. The aim of Ubuntu llinux to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration.

– Broadcom BCM a/b/g/n wireless adapter stopped working on update – Ask Ubuntu

Loading the driver module into kernel on boot time Appendix A: Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated. I had a similar problem, it was resolved by following the steps here http: So yes, for EL7, skip the ‘sed’ commands. It only creates false hits in the search engines. According to the info in Synaptic, the “bcmwl-kernel-source” package supports my netbook’s hardware: The first is the firmware-binstaller package.


For more info, please refer to ELRepo kmod-wl page. The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community.

The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. I installed Ubuntu Originally Posted by NikTh. Now, with the current driver version 6.

This driver module is NOT persistent across kernel upgrades i. Done, not resolved, see additional info added in ETA 2.


The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. November 15th, 2. X require the first two, EL 7. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. First I tried installing the Broadcom proprietary driver using the Driver Manager.

Why not extract it to arbitrary location and leave the ownership it is? Broadcom BCM The solution provided for NikTh worked for me too, but also happened the same situation that wijit reported. Nashwan 21 1 3.

I wish I could’ve given you credit for all your effort, but Amjad came up with it. Hunk 10 succeeded at offset 3 lines.


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November 15th, 4. About problems due to upgrading. Well, after installing all of the updates, which included kerneland installing the bcmwl-kernal-source package, the driver linnux being built for the new kernel, but Grub was still booting me into the old kernel.

Linjx full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. If you are running EL 5, 6, or 7, instead of compilation, you can opt to build your own kABI-compatible binary RPM package of the driver which is reusable after kernel updates.

Hunk 8 succeeded at offset 3 lines. Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper.