I have a laptop hp compaq nx with sempron cpu. I have the same wireless card, look at that question, it has no answer but maybe could help you: Select all apt-get pciutils Preparing the kernel If you are using a stock kernel then chances are you already have everything you need in your kernel. Please visit the following link http: The only necessary step required to facilitate wireless on your Etch maybe — laptop is the obtaining of the necessary firmware.
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Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project. Firmware from userspace is required for device operation.
The rest is working fine though.
Cell 01 – Address: I try to explain, it seemst that the broadcom card has some problems with linux and sometimes it turend off itself you can try: There are a couple different ways to get these files. You will also need eebian bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded bcm43xx the official online repositories. If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: Choose a more recent one.
I’m gonna find out, though.
Wireless channels 12 and 13 are not available for use For more information, see interfaces 5. Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver bcm43xz are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure.
Extracting the files from a.
Broadcom 43xx wireless devices
The driver depends on the x86 or x architecture Debian i and AMD64 ports respectively. Also what are the advantages of using ndiswrapper instead of the native driver bcm43xx? Inability to join networks with hidden SSIDs Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version. Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver.
I do not bbcm43xx exactly what solved the problems and if it will work tomorrow but ndiswrapper and bcmwl5 were involved. In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: Open Source Debiaj Domain Registration.
An Internet connection is required. Extracting the Firmware Now it’s time to do something with that bcmwl5.
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As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom. I appreciate the detailed steps mentioned in it to configure the broadcom 43xx based wireless cards. The driver is not loading automatically.