I first thought I would edit Luis Alvarado’s excellent answer see his post on september 7th, , because when I followed the steps, it appeared the package that is indicated in the table see his post for my PCI. Run command; tar -xvjf broadcom-wl I actually followed the instruction on linuxant’s site to the “T”. There are also some techniques to force the wireless device to only connect to a specific router by setting the BSSID to the MAC Address of the router you wish to connect to. With the STA driver I can search the network, but the connection never finishes.

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Roberto 51 1 1. Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu?

By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Error for wireless request “Set Frequency” 8B I went through 3 bdoadcom wireless cards and couldn’t get any to work. Then I installed the ATI driver and now both work. The last step is to go to ‘Additional drivers’ and enable the driver.

The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card broadco work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.


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Thanks in advance, Cyhaxor Okay I’ve just discover that there is the rpm2targz command which converts the rmp to tar. I actually followed the instruction on linuxant’s site to the “T”.

Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade. In such case, which I assume happens quite often, since 1 The inherent dependency isn’t resolved and 2 There’s a break in the wl interface upon upgrades which may involve a kernel updatein such case, you should simply do the following two steps and I assume you don’t need to reinstall the WiFi driver sources: With rfkill I can btoadcom.

But basically follow this steps:.

External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: SET failed on device eth1 ; Operation not supported. Dell Inspiron E, the following steps aloneworked for me. Then in a terminal, execute: With this new information you can look in the table below and select the appropriate method to install your driver.

ID in this example is 14e4: 43200 b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts. This can happen with modern Routers that have the ability to liunx the wireless connection by offering the same SSID.


It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation.

Could it be a reason of my issue with wireless?

I had tried several solutions posted on the web for other Broadcom devices but they didn’t work. Then you probably are lacking the firmware for the broadcom brkadcom.

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If your laptop does not detect your wireless card some users have mentioned that using rfkill unblock all will solve the problem. This solution is not working for me.

To configure your wireless devices through the terminal I recommend How to connect and llnux to a network manually in terminal? The router in that case was actually broadcasting with a forced 40 Mhz and on WiFi-N only.

It isnt clear what they will charge after that if at all. There are dozens of Broadcom wireless cards and more seem to appear every day. Sean F 1 3.