The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: So yes, for EL7, skip the ‘sed’ commands. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons! Sign In Apply for Membership.

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Originally Posted by NikTh. Broadcom Corporation BCM The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration.

No wifi after kernel upgrade Fedora It was my fault. Hunk 10 succeeded at offset 3 lines.

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After applying these to the source code, just follow through the reminder of step 3a – compile the driver, and strip debugging info from it. Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command broadcon test the drivers. Tags for this Thread Hunk 7 succeeded at offset 3 lines.


In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: I have looked in software sources, and it claims that the proprietary driver is being employed. I cannot get it to work. Broadcom BCM actually, I didn’t even have to reboot did it anyway though. However WiFi is not working. Sometimes it would only start working after several reboots.

Regulatory domain changed to country: It is maintained upstream here. The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release.

The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your Brozdcom card. Hiopen a terminal and try this you need an active Internet connectioneg: Then I had no problem. If so, which one s specifically? If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: Did this problem not occur in a previous release?

Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade. April 24th, 8. Please post their response to your report. Post as a guest Name.



Calling CRDA for country: If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, broaecom contacting them would not apply. Powered by Askbot version 0. It only creates false hits in the search engines. Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu?

Compiling the Broadcom driver module specifics required for EL7 Step 4a: Originally Posted by DuckZoro. If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above.