When Ubuntu is rebooted, however, it again forgets that the driver works and the process must be repeated. To test the driver and remove the need for a computer restart use: Configure your wireless interface as appropriate. Originally Posted by Hangdog42 The native drivers are pretty easy to use, provided that you have the right kernel. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!

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It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

Removed from Linux at 2. October 8th, If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below.

Thanks for any assistance! You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per BroadcomBroadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom.


This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. To test the driver and remove the need for a computer restart use: For installation instructions, please see here.

Originally Posted by Fosforo I would also like some help with this. Look for stuff like ‘bcm’ etc. Originally Posted by Larry Webb. You are commenting using your WordPress. This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.

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If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.

So, all you have to do is: Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Cant set essid on bcmMCG with ndiswrapper. I’ll correct in the post above too. Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands: Disabled in Debian 2.


Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. The first is the firmware-binstaller package. If you need to reset your password, click here.


Broadcom Corporation BCM Originally Posted by Larry Webb Did you download the windows driver? Post was not sent – check your email addresses! The open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community.

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