However, the beauty of live CDs meant that I could try many different versions of linux and eventually decided on Mint Linux. I followed all those instructions and everything seems to be ok except that my card isn’t picking up any of the 10 networks in my apartment complex. The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices. Setting up libhd14 The drivers have been removed to shrink the iso size. It looks like you’re new here.

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Then follow the instructions from forumuser Mimiko at the following location: Done andrew andrew- laptop: Time to enjoy my computer instead of wanting to throw it out the window!

Broadcom BCM Not Working

Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. English Edit question Status: I followed the “wifi the easy way” and it worked but then the wireless disappeared after restart. I installed Mint to the hard-drive of the laptop.

I gave several suggestions, but don’t know which one worked for you. After unpacking MB will be freed.

Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers Following woreless instructions, I found that I needed to install a package called “linux-firmware-nonfree”, followed by a reboot. I tried to play around with the wireless manager but it seems to hang. All times are GMT It only manages to get a connection through an unsecured network; maybe WEP too, but from what I’ve read, there ain’t much of a difference between the two.


I got it working. Do you want to continue? Looking at it now on your behalf and using the search parameters “broadcom bcm” without quotesI see only four choices with the most promising possibly being “bfwcutter”. Thank you so much for all your help these last few days.

Is your wireless built-in,plug-in pcmcia card install pcmciautils. I’m hoping either the person posting that answer or somebody else here could post their recommendations for the “rev 02” version of this card. Anyone new to slitaz is going to have problems with wireless unless you search the forums and read the documentation. Lid Switch [LID] andrew andrew- laptop: The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: Broadcom Corporation BCM NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e.

If after doing that it still doesn’t work, I’d advise you do what I’ve done to install drivers for lesser-recognized wireless devices. Can you please clarify which BIOS option or switch setting solved the issue in the end?


Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Deagon November Permalink. I guess I could leave it at this, since it IS illegal over here to use other peoples open wireless networks without their consent, but I hate leaving things halfway done and that’s a little annoying to keep watch over broafcom after day. Please do not shutdown or reboot your pc. No such file or directory” error message. Update the list of available packages: In recent years it appears Linux has supported all the Broadcom cards I’ve thrown at it, although if I recall correctly there’s a minor trick to it.

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Hi, One last idea: Mojo, Thank for your direction.