I still have to disconnect and reconnect every time I start the machine, but it’s nothing compared to no connection at all. In this case, the revision version is rev 03 as shown inside the Parentheses Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. You can change PIO to 1 if you need to it. I pressed F10 to save settings and restarted. Then go to the Wireless connection you are using, select it.

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To check, run on the terminal software-properties-gtk and make sure all options on the Ubuntu Software Tab are enabled.

The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: Originally Posted by Mr. Find More Posts by silverstormboy. NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e. This was from the site http: Let me offer a blunt and partly non-analytical solution:. As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom.

An Internet connection is required. The bcmwl-kernel-source package depends on the linux-headers packages so you may need to first linuux the appropriate package s from the online repositories. Find More Posts by pentode. Thus, the Wi-Fi does work but it is annoying to deactivate and then reactivate it after each reboot. Please post their response to your report.


Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Step 3 was a key step for me. 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.

Disabled in Debian 2. If you have just installed Ubuntu, you will need to build an index of available packages before we can install your driver if you have not done so already:. I enabled the ATI Raedon driver first then the Broadcom driver this lead to the errors mentioned above. If you see the message “Module build for hroadcom currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s.

With linus information you will be brpadcom to evaluate better what the source of the problem could be when you arrive at a dead end. If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Check that modprobe is working and save the configuration: Configure NDISwrapper using ndisgtkor by hand: Now after running a command sudo lshw -C network I’ve got the following info: October 8th, 5.


On other cases looking for and installing the latest Linux Firmware would solve the issue. Open Software Centersearch and install the following packages, bfwcutter firmware-blpphy-installerer Reboot once.

Setting up the Broadcom BCMMCG in Ubuntu | The German Component

When that happens, first check if your card is indeed supported by the STA driver, and to do that, open a terminal window ctrl-alt-t and run. The terminal will be used to avoid any GUI related issues. With the STA driver I can search the network, but the connection never finishes. That was that until bcm94311mvg next reboot.

If you’re behind on versions, I’d suggest the upgrade but for a quick fix, you can take a look at the mainline kernels and try one of those. Run the following commands to get the Wifi properly working:.

Cant set essid on bcmMCG with ndiswrapper. The only thing that looks similar to the Broadcom driver listed in Device Manager under info.

Could it be a reason of my issue with wireless?