Now, I don’t use Slackware, so I might be missing something, and if so no doubts someone with more experience than I will give you more information. May 22, at 4: If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s. November 17, at 5: If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article. Every thing works fine except I’m getting no wireless network options in the network drop down menu. The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts.

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January 6, at 1: September 10, at 6: December 24, at Thanks this worked for my Dell D netwkrk bcm Chemtool is just an example.

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Broadcom BCM and Slackware Look at the instructions; https: To find out your current kernel use the command: Well-defined boundaries between firmware and software do not exist, as both terms cover some of the same code.


I have tried a solution from WebGnuru and could not get it to work. Originally Posted by Gordie.

[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM and Slackware

July 21, at 8: July 13, at 4: Originally Posted by onebuck. April 11, at After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use.

An Internet connection is required. June 23, at 5: Then, I upgraded fresh install to Mint 16 using the Broadcom drivers from the package manager again. August broascom, at 8: Removed from Linux at 2.

How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you 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. October 2, at 5: From what I remember you have to bvm4311 and build a Slackware package from the Slackbuild link.


Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: Changing the firmware bcm44311 a device may rarely or never be done during its economic lifetime; some firmware memory devices are permanently installed and cannot be changed after manufacture.

This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.

– BCM Wireless Not Working with Drivers Installed – Ask Ubuntu

Visit the following links: May 20, at 5: The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices. Sadly does not work for me.

Looking for help with my inspiron e and bcm …. BB code is On.