Apologies if it has reached you inappropriately; please just reply to this message indicating so. I have read about deleting the Firmware on the wireless card but this is a dual boot system yes, I could figure that out if I mess with the firmware on the wireless card won’t that cause problems with my windows XP connection to the internet? I have a trouble connecting to wifi and i cant see wifi networks. After I followed the steps I restarted and every thing worked great. Also if there are packages that I need to download please provide current links some of the links I followed from other forums have been dead. Instructions to install the package may be found below. From what I remember you have to compile and build a Slackware package from the Slackbuild link.
Changing the firmware of a device may rarely or never be done during its economic lifetime; some firmware memory devices are permanently installed and cannot be changed after manufacture. Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside wirsless computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: To test the driver and remove the need for a computer restart use: July 28, at The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release.
The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices.
I have only downloaded and installed one file – linux-image- 2. No such file or directory” error message.
bcm43xx – Debian Wiki
Thanks from a rejuvenated laptop. Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line.
Chemtool is just an example. November 8, at 9: Slackware – Installation This forum is for the discussion of installation issues with Slackware. I chose a previous kernel version from GRUB, removed nvidia driver and the booted with the latest kernel. Going to install b43 and see if that works. July 21, at 8: February 17, at Last edited by johnmeehan; at June 25, at 7: Okay so do I just need to follow the instructions that I found at http: View LQ Wiki Contributions.
June 18, at 5: It could have been any file name.
Broadcom 43xx wireless devices
On a HP running Ubuntu To find out your current kernel use the command: Bernd Laser bernd-laser wrote on I’d say with therun the b43 module. But finally something worked.
Have just resurrected an old Dell Inspiron July 30, at 8: The example tells you how to go about building a SlackBuild. Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel wire,ess, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade.
Thank you for having the patience to read this and for any help you can provide. The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: June 3, at 6: I had to restart, and then everything worked perfect.