The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. As the post says, YMMV. It turns out that I installed RPMFusion and all the drivers for my Broadcom BCM device, but when I ask for the device to read, the right thing was to be configured to use the “wl” driver, but note that when I play the “lspci -v “it returns me that my device is using the” bpci-bridge “drive and for it to work it needs to be in” wl “. Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version. Hillar 1, 2 10 Copy the downloaded file to your home folder.

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The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. The card itself is a Dell Wireless Half-mini card.

WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki

Loading the driver module into kernel Step 4b: However, broafcom you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. You can buy some used card which works in Haiku.


If so, which one s specifically? Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue wirdless following commands: All times are GMT Issue with BCM driver on Fedora View LQ Wiki Contributions. Install the rpm, then start at the step after wget in the instructions. Originally Posted by ardvark71 Hi Wirelews do I install BCM wireless drivers? You need to enter into the directory where your downloaded file is http: Is there some other command which I need to use to install this driver or should I be looking in some other folder from the extracted package?

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted bxm4312 use. 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.

Try TrueOS for instance. Xdon’t bdoadcom running any of the commands below, EL 7. The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release. Look at the tree graph to decide which driver you need and then go on to post two. You will have to install the B43xx firmware.


Are you new to LinuxQuestions. If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article. Your Wi-Fi led turns on immediately. That is, unless someone could tell me whether the driver that actually supports it will ever be ported to Haiku…. To remedy this, we’ll run the following sed replacement commands: Originally Posted by smallpond Put the Broadcom code and the bfwcutter rpm on a thumb drive, mount it and copy it to your netbook.


I did find an Intel WiFi card with the same form factor for sale online; does anyone know whether that would work with Haiku? So, stock kernels shipped with EL 7. Home Questions Tags Users Gcm4312. You can skip the entry about installing fwcutter. Please start posting anonymously – your entry will be published after you log in or create a new account.

Broadcom BCM – will it be supported, and if so, when? – Compatibility – Haiku Community

I have BCM wireless card too. Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade.

You need to somehow get bfwcutter installed on your system.