At the bottom click “Next” at each stage. Right click on your NIC wired and wireless and disable the power save mode. Seems that Ubuntu, Fedora, and Mandriva all work flawlessly out of the box, so my gamble might just have paid off. The following driver is reported to work with ndiswrapper on Dell machines: Mine is the BCM rev 03 in an Apple iMac, so it may also have something to do with some Apple differences in the chip.

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Broadcom Wireless BCM43xx Driver v.

Even though I cannot do anything about broadcom bcm, you might want to check this bug out which has thew same problem. Matt Schulte gimpyestrada wrote on It may fail the first time.

In gutsy I used it with ndiswrapper but in hardy don’t work. If I go into Yast to configure my card, I can select options for ssb but nothing for ndiswrapper? I am running Hardy beta with latest updates, I have been using wireless wince alpha 4 without problems with an HP Pavilion txca which reports this from lspci: If it does, loading back the modules after ndiswrapper may still work. Now just to decide which distro to go with on this machine!


I am trying to use ndiswrapper as I did before in Mac OS X If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Last night I was at circuit city and I was finally able to see one first hand. I did see a Find More Posts by lakedude. Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else.

Last edited by lakedude; at If it works in ubuntu, then there should be no reason that it can’t be configured in any distro. Sean Hodges seanhodges wrote on Originally Posted by claudius What else do I need to do? I have a Mac and it has the BCM wireless chipset. You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications. This procedure should be the same once you have the correct firmware installed for your NIC.

Duplicates of this bug Bug Build the LKM, i. In that case you could have a script do that for you automatically. It seemed too good to pass up, so I took a gamble. The following driver is reported to work with ndiswrapper on Dell machines: Hi Steve, This bug is related to the driver. The native Broadcom modules in Linux do not support bcm yet: Bcm can get online with the wired connection, just not wireless.


How do I get Broadcom BCM Wireless working

If you need to reset your password, click here. If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! I don’t have a lot of experience with ndiswrapper, so I don’t know if this is to be expected, but it seems to take an inordinate amount of time for the wireless to connect up and get an ip address.

James Schriver dashua wrote on