HP Pavilion DV6000 Wifi Card does not work in mint 5

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HP Pavilion DV6000 Wifi Card does not work in mint 5

Postby sdancer1 on Sun Nov 16, 2008 11:31 pm

I Have a Hp pavilion Dv6ooo that i loaded a dual boot setup with windows vista home prem and linux mint 5 (elyssa) the problem im having is when i boot into mint, my integrated wifi card doesnt work. but when i boot into vista it does. the card is a broadcom 4311 802.11 ive tried a number of ndis wrappers and none has worked any one get one working? if so email me here please mr.right4me@gmail.com.
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Re: HP Pavilion DV6000 Wifi Card does not work in mint 5

Postby xnostradamusx on Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:16 am

type lspci and post the output here
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Re: HP Pavilion DV6000 Wifi Card does not work in mint 5

Postby sdancer1 on Mon Nov 17, 2008 8:09 pm

00:00.0 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation MCP67 Memory Controller (rev a2)
00:01.0 ISA bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP67 ISA Bridge (rev a2)
00:01.1 SMBus: nVidia Corporation MCP67 SMBus (rev a2)
00:01.2 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation MCP67 Memory Controller (rev a2)
00:01.3 Co-processor: nVidia Corporation MCP67 Co-processor (rev a2)
00:02.0 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation MCP67 OHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev a2)
00:02.1 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation MCP67 EHCI USB 2.0 Controller (rev a2)
00:04.0 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation MCP67 OHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev a2)
00:04.1 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation MCP67 EHCI USB 2.0 Controller (rev a2)
00:06.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation MCP67 IDE Controller (rev a1)
00:07.0 Audio device: nVidia Corporation MCP67 High Definition Audio (rev a1)
00:08.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP67 PCI Bridge (rev a2)
00:09.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation MCP67 AHCI Controller (rev a2)
00:0a.0 Ethernet controller: nVidia Corporation MCP67 Ethernet (rev a2)
00:0c.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP67 PCI Express Bridge (rev a2)
00:0d.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP67 PCI Express Bridge (rev a2)
00:12.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GeForce 7150M (rev a2)
00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration
00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller
00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control
02:05.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller (rev 05)
02:05.1 SD Host controller: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter (rev 22)
02:05.2 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C843 MMC Host Controller (rev 12)
02:05.3 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter (rev 12)
02:05.4 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd xD-Picture Card Controller (rev ff)
03:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN (rev 02)
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Re: HP Pavilion DV6000 Wifi Card does not work in mint 5

Postby xnostradamusx on Tue Nov 18, 2008 5:20 am

try this solutions

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=779754&highlight=wireless+work+hardy

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=767372

if you are getting a hard time to make it work just use ndiswrapper and use your windows driver
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Re: HP Pavilion DV6000 Wifi Card does not work in mint 5

Postby sdancer1 on Wed Nov 19, 2008 3:25 am

ill try the fw cutter hopefully it works cause i already tried the ndis wrapper with windows driver does it have anything to do with vista? see i have the computer as dual boot with mint 5 and vista home prem seperately partitioned. so i can choose at startup screen. and thanks for the help :D
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Re: HP Pavilion DV6000 Wifi Card does not work in mint 5

Postby xnostradamusx on Wed Nov 19, 2008 4:38 am

k no problem good luck, if you manage to fix it post again here and post how you manage to do it so other people who has a problem exactly like yours will get the solution also they need for their problems
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Re: HP Pavilion DV6000 Wifi Card does not work in mint 5

Postby sdancer1 on Fri Nov 21, 2008 9:40 pm

ok so i tried the fwcutter and the ndiswrapper and still nothing. but when i boot into vista it works fine i think im gonna get a different flavor of linux. thanks for the help i really do appreciate it.
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Re: HP Pavilion DV6000 Wifi Card does not work in mint 5

Postby Guest on Sat Nov 22, 2008 4:45 am

sdancer1 wrote:ok so i tried the fwcutter and the ndiswrapper and still nothing. but when i boot into vista it works fine i think im gonna get a different flavor of linux. thanks for the help i really do appreciate it.



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