The card might come up as either wlan0 or eth1. Maybe the earlier versions shipped with the Broadcom driver, but I know for sure that v4. All times are GMT Remember the iwconfig command issued above On success, you should receive a list of active routers in your neighborhood. Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. Find More Posts by b0uncer. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.
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Are you new to LinuxQuestions. I’ve never bothered with fwcutter since it seemed as involved as ndiswrapper, and now I am used to it. The only problem, it is in french. I just want to say a big thanks to you for sharing this. Checksum error reported could be due to the fact that the driver you have is corrupted or badly copied. Copy the file in a directory. These codes are an alternative to ndiswrapper which didn’t work for me. Now that the driver is installed, can you see any wireless access points when you click on the network manager?
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Yeah tried ndiswrapper once with SUSE, and bcwml5 worked. Are you able to see any APs? The driver you find may be packaged as a ZIP. Or do you have a reason to stick to the old driver like that you did have bcm43xx module, but no b43? And have you tried ndiswrapper? I obtained the package from the ndiswrapper home page.
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You should also be able to double check that wireless is enabled there as well. Message 2 of 12 7, Views. To check it’s status: If you need to reset your password, click here. Don’t type the of course.
If the files are in your home directory you don’t need that. I got version 4 from a friend, but bcm-fwcutter doesn’t work with version 4, needs less than that. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
I want my wifi under Debian to work! God it’s a bcmsl5 to get wifi working! Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.
But if the commands I’ll write can be used on your plateform, try them. It lists many models of wireless devices that are usable with NDISwrapper and the driver that works best.
bcjwl5 They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. For info Now, install the program bcm43xx-fwcutter is you don’t have it sudo apt-get install bcm43xx-fwcutter To continue, we need the file BCMWL5.
It’s best to go with the ones listed on the NDISwrapper web page. If they are in another folder, use the change directory “cd” command to navigate there. Consult the NDISwrapper wiki for information on your specific device. Broadcom Corporation BCM Configure the wireless interface. Having a problem logging in?