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by kirbyg
Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:40 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Another Broadcom 4306 Install problem...
Replies: 21
Views: 5118

Re: Another Broadcom 4306 Install problem...

Okay, got it working. I went here, as suggested https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx#b43%20-%20No%20Internet%20access . I ran steps 1 through 4, and then had to run step 5 to get anything to show up, even though it's supposed to be for the live install. I have rebooted and the w...
by kirbyg
Sat Jul 16, 2011 11:05 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Another Broadcom 4306 Install problem...
Replies: 21
Views: 5118

Re: Another Broadcom 4306 Install problem...

Darn. No luck. It did disable both, and the networking icon on the lower right showed no wireless option at all. Then I modprobed b43 legacy back and the networking icon the bottom right has the wireless option back, but it's greyed out and still says "device not ready (firmware missing)". Thank you...
by kirbyg
Sat Jul 16, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Another Broadcom 4306 Install problem...
Replies: 21
Views: 5118

Re: Another Broadcom 4306 Install problem...

Do you see b43legacy in the list when you run lsmod in a terminal? Hopefully you'll see it and not plain b43. Yes, it's there. Module Size Used by binfmt_misc 13213 1 dm_crypt 22463 0 snd_intel8x0 33213 2 snd_ac97_codec 105614 1 snd_intel8x0 ac97_bus 12642 1 snd_ac97_codec arc4 12473 2 snd_pcm 8024...
by kirbyg
Sat Jul 16, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Another Broadcom 4306 Install problem...
Replies: 21
Views: 5118

Re: Another Broadcom 4306 Install problem...

wifiMint.py output: ------------------------- * I. scanning WIFI PCI devices... -- Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 02) ==> PCI ID = 14e4:4320 (rev 02) ------------------------- * II. querying ndiswrapper... ------------------------- * III. querying iwconfig... lo ...
by kirbyg
Sat Jul 16, 2011 2:41 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Another Broadcom 4306 Install problem...
Replies: 21
Views: 5118

Another Broadcom 4306 Install problem...

Hi folks. Sorry, it's another Broadcom post. I know these must get frustrating. I've seen so many others in my quest to get this working... I just installed Linux Mint 11 main on my Dell Latitude D600. Clicking the networking icon in the task tray shows "wireless device. Device not ready (firmware m...

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