Great job on Peppermint 6. Apparently, installing the new wlan drivers blacklisted the ethernet drivers. Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Has anyone here found a Linux driver for the above ethernet card? I beleive XFree version 4.

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Broadcom BCM4401 Free Driver Download (Official)

Broadcom Corporation BCM It appears though I have been unable to confirm this, that the bcmlw update blacklisted all broadcom drivers. Alex Essilfie 2 linu 9. Can someone recommend where I can download drivers for: Sign up using Facebook. You have a situation that works with wireless but not ethernet or vice-versa. Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: February 13th, 2.

While it was not working I ran some commands in terminal to try and get some data: Penalver penalvch on I don’t get your suggestion. I do need to see if I have found all the places it was blacklist by bcmwl which is removed for the mainline kernel. Once testing of the upstream kernel is complete, please mark this bug as “Confirmed”. Find More Posts by Veratien. Create a directory and extract the files: For enhanced security, passwords are entered invisibly.


Joseph Salisbury jsalisbury wrote on Join Date Apr Beans Hidden!

What the heck could be wrong? Now to get internet access on this machine I have had to use a pcmcia network card. We now return you to your regularly scheduled guru.

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February 14th, 3. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. I’m new to Ubuntu so this took me 2 days straight and a re-install of the entire operating system in order to partially solve the issue.

This may or may not be a kernel bug but it was my best bet on a package. Brad Figg brad-figg wrote on Sign up using Email and Password.

February 21st, Adi Ratiu adirat wrote on February 14th, 4. If you need to reset your password, click here. Status changed to Confirmed. Broadcom bcmb0 network card no longer functional 5.

Generally when you do a fresh install of ubuntu when you first login ubuntu will do a hardware check ,inux a notification Icon will pop-up advising you about the avaliabilty of any “restricted” eg closed source drivers if you click on this Icon it will open the Hardware Drivers program which is only ever used for enabling or disabling these optional drivers.


The message you recieve is normaly about restricted drivers being avaliable this from the a specific groadcom Called hardware drivers in the administration menu I would check this to see if any of them are enabled or not and what drivers you are offered I have heard of multiple drivers being suggested for Broadcom networking.