I think you will need to install the correct firmware. Thanks to rabalder and MrPickle for the non-rapidshare link. Here is a list of computers that this tutorial has already worked on: The wireless device doesn’t show up in NetworkManager, not even when it actually works OK. Starting from scratch after a reboot: If you don’t know what this warning is about, use a 3. April 27th, 3.

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Broadcom Bcm94311mcg Mini Pci-e WLAN WiFi Card

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This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. BB code is On. It worked like a charm in my Hardy Heron! Now we need to add ndiswrapper to the modules file Code:.

Comment 6 John W. So I have to launch X my laptop runs in default runlevel 3 and manually invoke wlassistant, which immediately finds the wireless network and configures the access to it. Performing an “ifconfig wlan0 up” after the commands you gave me shows u p: All times are GMT I enabled them in ntsysv and now the interface wlan0 starts automagically at boot.


broaadcom B43 has to do with Broadcom The time now is Now the connection is not automatic. Please post the output of this command after making sure the b43 driver is loaded: Wednesday, 5 December Wed, 5 Dec 4: What I really need is automatic startup at system boot, even in text mode, initscripts, etc. Friday, 30 November Fri, 30 Nov Last Jump to page: Now you need to Blacklist the bcm43xx file In the terminal you can put the following line and a text editor will pop up with the file we need to edit.

I even tried latest stable release of ndiswrapper, namely version 1.

It shows up in network configuration under hardware as an ethernet card and not a wireless connection. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try bcm9431mcg things on your own. Attachments Terms of Use Add an attachment proposed patch, testcase, etc. Now i can go with confidence.

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If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. I have a compaq presario c running fedora core 8 with automatic updates already installed with a “Broadcom Corparation BCMMCG wlan mini-pci” card.


Starting from scratch after a reboot: Lines beginning with ” ” are ignored. Now we are going to install the drivers In the terminal type Code:. I have no problems detecting signal strength, its kicking up my dorms wireless router at almost full strength and the one down the street shows up as a weaker signal. However, what is the canonical way to launch this adapter at startup, if nothing is “seen” by Network Manager?

You do not have to download the next file, we will do later on, in the instillation. If you need to reset your password, click here. I think you will need to install the correct firmware. Even with the “manual connection procedure” described above with wlassistantwireless connection cannot be started because a missing file?! FWIW, you should not be using bcm43xx-fwcutter, but the newer bfwcutter instead.