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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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. If not already performed, connect the device to your system. Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver. Dmitry Grigoryev 5, 7 gcm43224 The open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm module of the hroadcom kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community.

[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM Wireless not working Works in Windows

Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated. The first is the firmware-binstaller package. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.


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)

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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.