Please test this kernel update or newer and let us know if you issue has been resolved or if it is still present with the newer kernel. Comment 7 Paul Lambert Hi may I know how you get it to work on dell inspiron ? Lenovo Device Kernel driver in use: Due to this, we are doing a mass bug update across all of the Fedora 27 kernel bugs. Works on Fedora I am on a Lenovo G laptop, I am running Fedora 25, and lspci returns, among other things,.

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This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Thanks for the answer. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Not using the proper kernel driver b43 instead of wl as reported in comment 16 looks like a possible root cause.

The problem lies in Linux-firmware. In addition there is no amdgpu driver nor a driver for an acer-like device.

Install Broadcom wireless 802.11 driver in Fedora 17 / 16 / 15 / 14

Any help would be appreciated. If docs needed, set a value. The script then copies the wl.

This rpm comes through dnf and RPMfusion repository: I did it… but not worked for me. I hope this works. Broadclm reported as “Not a valid File”! I have identified all the crashes and patched the code to where there are no kernel crashes from this driver. This is a newly installed fedora 19 on Dell Inspiron bit.


Then run sudo update-initramfs -k all -u then reboot Then Try Installing The Driver briadcom in my post. Now you should be fedor to go to the status menu I’m assuming you’re using the default workstation edition of Fedora with GNOMEif you’re wondering what a status menu is see the diagram with the red numbers in it shown hereenter in your WiFi credentials and you should be able to connect to the WiFi without a drama.

[HowTo] Install Broadcom wireless driver in fedora 17 / 16 / 15 / 14

Visit the following links: In this post you can find information on how to install pre-compiled version using yum install. If this short method doesnt work, please proceed with the following steps.

Comment 23 Paul Lambert I have also tested the dkms version but it did not help. Great glad you got it working.

Wired network works fine, but wireless network…. Thanks the post worked perfect for me. Maybe more security has broadcpm added to the module loader and the kernel device drivers are simply not loading.


Easy steps ;- sudo dnf remove broadcom-wl sudo dnf install linux-firmware I have the same model with broadcom but still cant get the wifi up. Ofcourse that is a broadcom wifi card. Comment 9 Giuseppe Catastini Here are the steps I did to restore wifi: I’ve got same error on my Fedora Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug. First We need to figure out the chipset of the wireless device Type the following code in the terminal lspci -k grep -A 3 -i “network” check your wireless chipset number and the kernel driver in use with the following lspci Any of these listed?

Description Paul Lambert No wifi in the system menu or Networks application.