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.. July 13, at 5: That was that until the next reboot. For anyone else who is getting the “wireless is disabled by hardware switch -a” message under wireless you’ll see it by clicking on the icon – and it’s “hard block”, that may work in any model that is working for me in netgear “wireless USB adapter”, haven’t checked the others, but it may work. September 10, at 6: Check that modprobe is working and save the configuration: Read the Debugging section below for more information regarding this wireless device.

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Now go to the last Tab in there that mentions IPv6 Settings.

Setting up the Broadcom BCM94311MCG in Ubuntu 8.04

Can anyone help please? Tried so many tips from Linux forum, with no luck so far.

August 14th, 7. Suggested by additional drivers. Hi, I tried this with a Dell Inspiron m and my wireless now works but my ethernet no longer works. July 25, at Reboot After I did the above the wireless had to be unblocked by rfkill: If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. In this case, the revision version is rev 03 as shown inside the Parentheses June 18, at 5: First I uninstalled bcmwl-kernel-source Then installed firmware-binstaller and bfwcutter which rebuilt the wifi drivers I then had to restart.


You saved me alot of time.

Rahmat H Slamet says: Linux Firmware Update On other cases looking for and installing the latest Linux Firmware would solve the issue. Then I returned the battery and connected the PC to electricity. NB if you’ve no bcm94131mcg to a wired network on your machine you will need to download the bfwcutter package manually from hereas well as your card’s driver from here.

June 7, at The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. I managed to get it working for about 10 minutes before everything imploded.

I guess it builds kernel or driver dependencies or both. I enabled the ATI Raedon driver first then the Bcm4311mcg driver this lead to the errors mentioned above. In case you want to install Ubuntu 8. I did all steps described above on my D laptop, but no success!

How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

I still have to disconnect and reconnect every time I start the machine, but it’s nothing compared to no connection at all.


August 14th, 2. August 6, at 4: Read the Debugging section below for more information regarding this wireless device.

Make sure that the firmware-binstaller and the bfwcutter packages are installed of course you will need internet by others means:. What I did was adding the following lines to Code:.

How do i save the file I mentioned earlier?

Setting up the Broadcom BCMMCG in Ubuntu | The German Component

Looking desperately for help, Thank you for reading and thanks in advance for any solution ideas. And add the headers dependency, you could remove them afterwards–and surely you’d have to rebuild the module brodacom kernel change. Forced PIO do the following: Everything seems perfect but I still can’t make it.

I almost gave up and installed windows.