Broadcom BCM dever wrote: Mac OS X I assume that the ssb driver is getting loaded for the wireless card, but since b43 doesn’t work won’t associate with the access point and the version from compat-wireless really doesn’t work errors with ssb in dmesg , ndiswrapper is the only way to go for now. Thank you again for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. I tried them both. If so, is it active or not?

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Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

To post a comment you must log in. Tags for this Thread 9. Last edited by lakedude; at For installation instructions, please see here. For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here. In short, I’m pretty sure this bug applies to my situation and b43 isn’t an option.

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I don’t know if that’s any help, but my wife’s wifi bcm43xx works perfectly on her Dell with Mandriva Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. The work-around can be shortened to one restart.

If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: When I replaced those two lines with the ones you suggested, I got USB back but wireless does not work. Results 1 to 5 of 5. That’s the same card that I’m also using wirelessly to post this also under Jaunty 9.


Get Broadcom Wireless working on your lappy. It seemed too good to pass up, vcm4328 I took a gamble. I have a Broadcom BCM wlan chipset and the ssb module grabs the device before ndiswrapper.

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The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts. If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” then you linjx missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s.

Bcn4328 Windows’ binary drivers: I’m unsubscribing myself from this bug now. I did see a Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. Originally Posted by claudius What else do I need to do?

This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. I vastly over-estimated the size and usability of a 10″ screen. The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware. Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. It bcm44328 with Ubuntu 8. If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article.


[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM a/b/g/n (rev. 03) / Ubuntu / Dell XPS m

And my USB works, as I’m testing out my tablet right now. You recommend using b43, which still does not work very well for me when using WPA2 — I get slowness due to intermittent bad crypto rx failures, and it is a significant drain on my laptop’s battery life bcm4382 using ndiswrapper.

I don’t think this should be marked as fixed. When i tried at first to unload ssb, the error it gave me said it depended on b Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see ncm4328 the version available for your release should be updated.

I modified it a bit maybe you guys had some blacklisted modules I didn’there is my init. Seems that Ubuntu, Fedora, and Mandriva all work flawlessly out of the box, so my linjx might just have paid off.