For installation instructions, please see here. Did this problem not occur in a previous release? I tried a lot of reading but I couldn’t get it to work. The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e. The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release.
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Broadcom BCM4313, BCM43224, BCM43225 devices (brcmsmac, brcm80211)
Rob 1, 10 If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed. I tried to provide as much relevant information as I could.
The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project. Page History Login to edit.
If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article. Sign up using Facebook.
External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated. It depends on the kernel sources for wireless code being compatible between the bcm432225 systems. To test the driver and remove the need for a computer restart use: Introduced in Linux 2.
Broadcom 43xx wireless devices
For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here. The above commands were run by using wired network of course.
[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM not working on Acer Laptop
Install the bfwcutter package. Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: I’ll look into patching it in the future, maybe. However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6.
The first is the firmware-binstaller package. As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom.
If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below.