How would you know that the driver NOT developed by Atmel would be the better driver? The open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: To be sure that you are, post the output of: Upon rebooting, it works. BB code is On.

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Linksys WMP54GS with Broadcom BCM4306 chipset under Linux 2.6 kernel

I m using suse It was so slow and I couldn’t get the wifi working there either. Having a problem logging in? August 27, at 9: They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. I have read that my rev. This was the result: So, I decided it was time to buy a slightly better supported wireless NIC and stop fussing with this piece of junk.


Broadcom Wireless bcm slow. Now liux is working It sees my access point along with others in broascom area. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: Maybe someone else can share their experiences in the comments here.

Oh yea btw did you ever get a broadcom wireless card working llnux a mac-book or a mac computer?

I had this same problem on a Briadcom Latitude D Dossy’s Blog Everything that comes out of Dossy, from the strange to the banal. Upon rebooting, it works.

The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. Wth is the deal with these Broadcom based chipset. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

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The open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not bgoadcom any other means of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under.


You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories.

How do you get the Broadcom BCM wireless card working? Google it, go to suse, or search here. Sorry, I am not familiar with suse’s distro. Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project.

Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour bcm4306fb getting started guide, with bc,4306kfb at the end of each chapter.

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The trick is to make Dapper not use the drivers built into the kernel, and instead use broxdcom ndiswrapper version. November 22, at 3: Please post their response to your report.

Regardless, for the Broadcom BCM, this is a moot point: