Supported devices are listed at the end of this page. For more details how to install and configure, please follow the present link http: Using Ndiswrapper If you wish to use Ndiswrapper or an alternate driver file you must first find a windows driver and you will obviously still need bcm43xx-fwcutter. In Ubuntu, the dmesg never shown anything about intel chipset. The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release.
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The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts.
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An Internet connection is required. 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. To find out your current kernel use the command: 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.
By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. To unload and blacklist: If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation.
Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated. I would follow these instruction for a wireless broadcom card.
I installed Ndiswrapper, but Debian still loads the native driver. See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use.
To try it out enable the following in cebian to the options above: Select all apt-get remove –purge ndiswrapper-common ndiswrapper-source ndiswrapper-utils ndiswrapper-utils Unloading possibly loaded wrong drivers with modprobe and reloading the broadcom drivers modprobe wl didn’t help.
So I decided to use this guide to configure it. The Sonics Silicon Edbian driver ssb conflicts with the wl driver This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.
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Using ndiswrapper and windows driver, I can now do ifconfig eth1 up and see the LED getting lit. Upgrading from Debian 6.
I installed Ubuntu 5. Using Windows’ binary drivers: I do not know eebian what solved the problems and if it will work tomorrow but ndiswrapper and bcmwl5 were involved. An Internet connection is required. Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article.
The second sebian the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community.