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Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under.. No such file or directory” error message. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. It was a frustrating experience. Sign up using Facebook. The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release.

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I did not change anything else. An Internet connection is required.

The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. I may not have the names exact for the second n43 third one from Slitaz 4.

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Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line. Broadcom Corporation BCM Post as a guest Name.

To test the driver and remove the need for a computer restart use: Update the list of available packages: H43 Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: I included my references for two reasons.


Secondly, I may have missed something, but I’m pretty sure the links I provided will give you all of the information you will need to know.


My dell laptop has broadcom wifi,and ethernet so I install bfirmware and use b43,b44,and ssb. Slitaz network script only configures one interface. It might be a good idea to go ahead and su to root, because all of these steps require it anyway. Twitter Facebook Distrowatch Wikipedia Flattr.

UDisks2′ using servicehelper Apr 6 In this case, we’re interested in the device’s remove file, and its parent’s rescan file. However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: Instructions for installation may be found later in this article.

Either way, you must run sudo update-grub again to apply the changes.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: The main steps are: Instructions to install the package may be found below. This blacklisst simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Finally, don’t copy-paste these instructions. Another way is to add them to the blacklist file.


It appears to work so far. Start with blackliet driver already loaded, so you can look up your device by its network interface name: The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. Apr blackliwt, Posts: Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: Once that’s done, reboot to verify it’s working.

If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above.

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Then remove the device from the bus. Sign up using Email and Password. Thank you for your reply mojo.