I have tried a solution from WebGnuru and could not get it to work. Broadcom Corporation BCM This question already has an answer here: I installed Ubuntu Due to an excessively restrictive license accompanying this Broadcom driver, the ELRepo repository developers have refrained from supplying it via an rpm package – hence this manual was created with the purpose of providing a single comprehensive driver installation manual. April 11, at What can I try?

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This may require ROM integrated circuits to be physically replaced, or flash memory to be reprogrammed through a special procedure.

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Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Copy the downloaded file to your home folder.


Haoran 23 1 3. I would like to know the solution almost as much as you.

WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki

In the additional drivers it says: I was wirelss to get my networkcard BCM to work. Have just resurrected an old Dell Inspiron July 13, at Using Windows’ binary drivers: Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version.

The hardware switch is on, it shows up running lspci, but Linux doesn’t see it as a network interface device.

This question already has an answer here: December 8, at 7: Regulatory domain changed to country: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Lastly you build, install and use bfwcutter in the command line to extract the firmware from your firmware file. Loading the driver module into kernel on boot time Couple of more steps are needed to get your module load every time the system boots.

After applying these to the source code, just follow through the reminder of step 3a – compile the driver, and strip debugging info from it.


Logic they tell me computers operate using logic would seem to dictate that the firmware would have to be stripped and then the new firmware added. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. August 27, at To find out your current kernel use the command: The first is the firmware-binstaller package.


The time now is January 23, at 9: April 26, at 4: September 11, wirelesd 7: June 24, at 3: July 16, at 5: October 19, at 3: When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. This question has been asked before and already has an answer.

And yes, your driver module works Step 3b: