The correct procedure to install this driver is described here, in the Debian Wiki. The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts. See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: Only thing you have ot fo following this is to cp the firmware files that are set to your machine because they need to be in a different directory. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices. April 25th, 1.

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And yes I am well in range of my wireless connection. Neither lspci gave any hint. I would follow these instruction for a wireless broadcom card. By farslayer at Introduced in Linux 2.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Some sites mentioned that V series uses Intel BG pro chipset. 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.

Also what are the advantages of using ndiswrapper instead of the native driver bcm43xx? To unload and blacklist: The rest is working fine though. I installed Ndiswrapper, but Debian still loads the native driver. Now if everything went according to plan: First, enable the nonfree repos. The bcmwl-kernel-source package depends on the linux-headers packages so you may need to first retrieve the appropriate package s from the online repositories.


However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: Thank you for your interest in this question. After rebooting the computer Lenovo IdeaPad S10 netbook there is no eth1 available anymore.

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As you can see, no driver is listed under BCM 14E4: MikeTurley the link is no longer valid. So open terminal and type in: I do not bcm43xx exactly bcm43zx solved the problems and if it will work tomorrow but ndiswrapper and bcmwl5 were involved.

I don’t need the last two devices, but wlan is essential for me. Sign up using Email and Password. Extracting the files from a. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

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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. I have been googling everywhere for this solution for at least 4 days, stuff from linuxquestions.

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Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: There are a couple different ways to get these files.

I have one card of that series. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? Super User works best with JavaScript enabled.