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How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint
January 6, at 1: Broadcom chip intermittent problems. After the first command: That means I have to download that file to linud XP hard drive partition and llinux copy it to a location in Slackware to run it. If so then do I need lnux do a fresh install and run the bfwcutter then create and run the b43 firmware which I believe I created using the above link.
Maybe I am missing something but reading the phrase “once you build that” leads me to believe that it is not as simple as just decompressing the files and running pkginstall. The example tells you how to go about building a SlackBuild.
If you do not have any experience you can use any editor For example gedit, type sudo gedit.
WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki
If you need to reset your password, click here. Thank you, thank you, thank you! Find More Posts by Gordie. Back to top Switching vcm4311 drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers.
I have a Gateway MT laptop.
How to enable broadcom wireless BCM4311 card on Linux Mint 11
Find More Posts by Timothy Miller. The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer bcn4311 later version for a given release. For more information about vim click on it. Been spending ages looking around for a solution! In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: This question has been asked before and already has an answer.
bcm43xx – Debian Wiki
P — Dec 19 The firmware you end up with only works in linux. Also if there are packages that I need to download please provide current links some of the links I followed from other forums have been dead. Firmware such as the program of an embedded system may be the only program that will run on the system and provide all of its functions.
The ‘ndiswrapper’ kernel module can be removed, provided you don’t use it for anything else but wireless driver – lknux this is not necessary. I have access to internet, the wired connection works fine. The first is the firmware-binstaller package. There should be directions telling you what to do with the firmware that results.
So I comment out the line in the terminal how do I save it? 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. August 27, at Good lord, I was about to toss Linux again for driver issues, finally everything is working.
So we just rebooted, then checked the wireless and the network showed up. After a lot of googling and futile attempts at enabling wifi in Mint, I found your wonderful article.
June 7, at Thanks from a rejuvenated laptop. Instructions to install the package may be found below.
For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here.