You obviously need to be careful if you have another wireless device that might be using a conflicting driver as if you blacklist it, you’ll break that one too: This will have to do until Ubuntu Unable to add monitor: Here’s what it shows up: I managed to get it working for about 10 minutes before everything imploded. I hve receive Ubuntu 8.

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The terminal will be used to avoid any GUI related issues. If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s.

Make sure your wireless adapter is not disabled. If you need to reset your password, click here. Special Case 1 – Uses bcma and brcmsmac driver combination. October 8th, 9.

Search for the package in the Ubuntu Package Repositories Make sure you select the correct architecture Bit, Bit, etc. If it works then add it to you RC files so it is executed every time you boot. How to unblock bmc94311mcg listed in rfkill?


Thanks for any assistance! Sean F 1 3. We assume you are doing this from scratch and have not changed any configuration files, modules or drivers in the system in any way apart from updating the system. NOTE – Before proceeding, if you have previously installed any drivers, have blacklisted or uncommented any driver files or configuration files or have done any changes whatsoever to the system to make the drivers work in previous attempts, you will need to undo them in order to follow this guide.

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The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. You may need to install synaptic or your favorite package manager.

Bbroadcom problem has been corrected and now the default Ubuntu driver is working! Broadcom driver installation help needed. Configure NDISwrapper using ndisgtkor by hand: I enabled the ATI Raedon driver first then the Broadcom driver this lead to the errors mentioned above.

It seems, as you said, that this manual fix is again forgotten after each reboot, at which point ‘sudo modprobe wl’ needs to be added again within cbm94311mcg terminal. If you’ve installed it, purge it.


I’ve also stumbled upon these answers with a check lspci -nn grep Network Bcm94311mgc pci. To install firmware-binstaller offline see this answer. With this new information you can look in the table below and select the appropriate method to install your driver. Broadcom Corporation physical id: I removed the cycled battery and hit the power-button 20 long and short presses to reset the BIOS.

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Setting up the Broadcom BCM94311MCG in Ubuntu 8.04

Last edited by Hangdog42; at Put a in front of the line: Should you find something bcm-like now, post it here. Originally Posted by silverstormboy HiI used the same wireless card as your on my acer laptop z using Ubuntu 7. On Ubuntu, you will need headers and tools. I guess it builds kernel or driver dependencies or both. After this command you should see as this has been deferred upon incapacity to compile during the installation procedure of the STA WiFi driver source files:.

Originally Posted by Hangdog