Now the problem is that it wouldn’t get an IP. Note that in both case, iwlist “sees” the wifi routers around me but fails to associate with the same timeout message. Page History Login to edit. This question already has an answer here: With the following steps we will load the newly wrapped driver. Wireless interface started [

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Reboot, then try to install the package as you normally would. I get an interface: Jeremy Foshee jeremyfoshee on Yeah, I know that, but when I modprobe b43legacy, it does nothing. The time now is Launchpad Janitor janitor wrote on Sign up using Facebook.

You can always check for hardware problems by swapping the cards. I know my card supports “a” band in windows. This has not been fixed.

Ubuntu on Dell Latitude – Broadcom BCM drivers not working

As read before, make sure there are NO Broadcom drivers installed. I might have to re-install the system to ensure getting it to the out-of-the-box state meaning i am not the super-hacker.


Any number of household devices can interfere. Raymond Slieff archgriffin wrote on What confuses me is that they say the kernel autoloader should have done the “right thing.

Everything is working great except for the wireless Ethernet card. I have several in various states of disrepair, the newest being a It is maintained upstream here.

Ubuntu 9.04 – Installing the BCM4309 using NDISwrapper

Many people have reported success using NDISwrapper to use Windows native drivers to control the wireless hardware. Removing Interface type 2 [ I would expect the fix to be in the next kernel version. I had to go to the very end loading modules in the wrong order. If the second board is working fine, and the first SPROM that you sent came from the board that is giving the trouble, I have no idea what to do.

Lubuntu Wireless Driver for BCM [14e] (rev 02) – Ask Ubuntu

Instructions to install the package may be found below. I tried b43legacy but it does absolutely nothing There are however other models ububtu will only turn the button on if you have the drivers installed. When the connection drops, dmesg reports the following:. None of these steps should require any change in the firmware.


Jaap Haitsma jaap wrote on This is more of a Broadcom problem than an Ubuntu problem. Broadcom Corporation BCM Thanks for all this, it indeed helps. Please try these steps; it turns out this was the reason I could never get NDISwrapper to work in the first place and caused me endless frustration. If the previous steps worked for you then make it permanent with the following command:. Thanks for the help though.