The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release. Originally Posted by praseodym. Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project. Judging by the contents of broadcom-sta-dkms it looks like a source package which builds a kernel module around a closed-source binary driver to make it compatible with your kernel. Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. Support for additional new chips to follow.
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[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM Wireless not working Works in Windows
Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: When having a hardware-related problem, always post the relevant dmesg output.
Broadcom BCM4313, BCM43224, BCM43225 devices (brcmsmac, brcm80211)
Any thoughts about where I could go next to troubleshoot this one? Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper. Firmware is available from the Linux firmware repository at:.
Partners Support Community Ubuntu. It is maintained upstream here. Sign up using Facebook. Wireless not working Works in Windows The remove commands I also think some of the above commands helped. If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above.
Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line. Install the bfwcutter package. Make linuux you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade.
Email Required, but never shown. Judging by the question date I doubt you still wait for an answer, but I’d like to give a couple of general pointers: It looks like the driver Broadcom An Internet connection is required. Update the list of available packages: Arend van Spriel arend. Sidebar Users main page.
Many wireless cards and other devices often require a firmware binary to operate properly, in addition to the driver. Do bc4m3224 dmesg after your seemingly-working modprobe and check the last 10 or so lines for error messages or just post them in your question. For the USB driver no nvram file is needed.