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Dell Wireless on Ubuntu

Continued with remaining steps: Validate you don’t have loaded or built into the kernel the Linux community provided driver for Broadcom hardware. I don’t understand some of the suggestions that were given.

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Determining IP information for eth I’m editing my most recent posting because I wireess the solution to that final problem. Join our community today!

Dell Wireless 1395 (DW1395)

As I said, I will repeat the sequence using the output from uname -R, and report the outcome. The time now is They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.


Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. But I try it anyway in: Details are enough for me to follow. You can verify by using lspci at the command prompt, it should show a Broadcom bcm I believe, for that wireless card.

When I rebooted, the “new” driver hardware was found and I configured it using all defaults. Tried this both as root and normal libux. Here is dells notification of Broadcom Supplying the driver.

Dell Wireless (DW) – WikiDevi

Replacing existing driver with wl. Build the LKM, i.

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I’ve downloaded and un-tarred the package. I believe that wireless card uses the Broadcom STA driver.

However, I can’t connect to the internet through it. ELsmp With that, after a couple of false starts, I figured out how to follow all the rest of the wireless. BB code is On. All times are GMT If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! We started working closely with Broadcom early this year on providing this support, as our customers have been asking for a Linux driver for our cards for a while now. From the RedHat environment: Looks like you may not have the kernel headers installed.


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