Broadcom Corporation BCM Answer below is updated every time new information is added and confirmed working. I think you should donate that type of card to some developer interested in writing driver for it, is the way if you want have it supported by Haiku as soon as possible. Silambarasan 2, 8 20 First uninstall the proprietary driver from ‘additional drivers”.
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If you’re not running Natty or Oneiric, your kernel probably won’t have this driver. Preparing the System If you have just installed Ubuntu, you will need to build an index of available packages before we can install your driver if you have not done so already: Broadcom First, then other drivers. To install firmware-binstaller offline see this answer.
– Broadcom Corporation BCM a/b/g (rev 01) does not work with latest kernels
Either solving minor problems that were happening with a working card or making the card work for the first time. I assume you know the type model of your wireless card.
ID you found in the steps above, we then search in the list below to find the matching PCI. This is what worked for b The first makes sure that the sta driver is in place, the second and third blacklist the two drivers brcmsmac and bcma which clash with the correct sta driver.
Then I returned the battery and connected the PC to electricity. This means that you will only have to install this particular package since it appears in all Ubuntu version columns. I hope that it would be of help to someone too: Let me offer a blunt and partly non-analytical solution:.
ID in this example is 14e4: I’ve also stumbled upon these answers with a check lspci -nn grep Network For pci. If your connection drops very often, it means you are almost in the middle of both router devices.
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Then in a terminal, execute: Type bcm in Ubuntu Software CenterInstall “Installer Package for firmware for the b34 driver” firmware-binstaller Now it’s working wirelessly. This will force your wireless device to ONLY connect to it. You have to do this every time you reboot. For cases where you get repeated: I instead tried to install the firmware-binstaller following Luis Alvarado’s answer using firmware-binstaller is an alternative already pointed out in his postand it worked!
Still, having used Gentoo for bcm43112, I’ve got used to its verbosity and which may seem unnecessary coloring and formatting of output. It worked perfectly on my previous version, but now, it is impossible. On other bc4312 looking for and installing the latest Linux Firmware would solve the issue. LuisAlvarado Alright, thank you and sorry for the attempted hijack.
I tried rfkill list: There’s a bug report here concerning that Broadcom chip in Natty that similar to what you’re experiencing.
[ubuntu] BCM a/b/g (rev 01) channel issue.
The connection can be made but it is unstable. That is, unless someone could tell me whether the driver that actually supports it will ever be ported to Haiku….
This was from the site http: I really want to be able to have WiFi in Haiku, not just Ethernet. Petronilla Escarabajo 1, 7 7. So what you will need after this search is: The solution was that this particular wireless device did not support 40 Mhz channels nor does it support Did steps, worked for 14e4: NOTE – Before proceeding, if you have previously installed any drivers, have blacklisted or uncommented any driver 8002.11 or configuration files or have done any changes whatsoever to the system to make the drivers work in previous attempts, you will need to undo them in order to follow this guide.