See if it offers you the b43 firmware , if so install it. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Gives the following output:. Aniello Del Sorbo says: The open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. Partners Support Community Ubuntu.

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I rebooted and viola my wireless device is works perfectly 9.

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: My goal was to achieve the lowest delay possible to connect broadckm a wireless network when coming from a suspend using the proprietary driver.

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[SOLVED] Wifi not working – LTS – Broadcom BCM

So, I’m marking this bug report as ‘Fix Released’ for Braodcom. It helped here on my HP! The recent problem with BCM cards seems to be related to an upgraded version of the bcmwl-kernel-source package.

Wifi not working – Will the new kernel solve this issue? On newer kernel versions, ‘brcmsmac’ works better than ‘wl’. Rohan “HEXcube” Villoth hexcube wrote on Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu?


Both have failed – second one after update today.


To fix the above problem, follow the link here. It should be minimal and affect only Launchpad Janitor janitor wrote on Once all of the required information is present, ubnutu the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure.

I upgraded my Now my F12 switch works as intended. As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: July 6th, Just passed by to say thank you!! However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: Thanks for the help, have a Broadcom So my guess is that it is the “brcmsmac” that is automatically loading obviously after removing purging the “wl” driver, and installing the firmware has absolutely nothing to do with the fix.

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Also, out here we use USB data cards as an alternate to connect to the network. This bug affects 5 people.

Why Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA driver sucks, and how to fix it

July 6th, 7. It cannot be true that a LTS has this major issue and that I! We should default to the open driver when this is the case. Please help us by testing this new package. Dear pof, I am amazed at your mastery of Linux. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions. Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated.