The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts. Board index All times are UTC. I think that perhaps I should be using a different version of either bfwcutter or the broadcom tarball. The bcmwl-kernel-source package depends on the linux-headers packages so you may need to first retrieve the appropriate package s from the online repositories. ID 0x, rev 0x9, vendor 0x bcm43xx: Here is my ifcfg-eth1:

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Update the list of available packages: BCM is supported Modes: To find out your current kernel use the command: The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: If so, which one s specifically?

As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: For an “Offline” install of bfwcutter and firmware in Ubuntu The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker bdm43xx the computer itself. For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here.


If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: I have been visiting here off and on for quite a while. What do you think? ID 0x, rev 0xd, vendor 0x bcm43xx: Copy the downloaded file to your home folder.

For fwdutter “Offline” install of bfwcutter and firmware in Ubuntu Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below. For installation instructions, please see here.

Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line.

RPM resource bcm43xx-fwcutter

Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu? ID 0x80d, rev 0x7, vendor 0x bcm43xx: Yes, I ended up trying a different version of fwcutter and the firmware.

Using Windows’ binary drivers: No such file or directory” error message. Did this problem not occur in a previous release?

bcm43xx-fwcutter package in Ubuntu

Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. Introduced in Linux 2.


Identifying the chipset and if it is supported. Firmware from userspace is required for device operation.

First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: April 06, The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use. The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts.

ID 0x, rev 0xc, vendor 0x bcm43xx: The first two links on that list look to be appropriate. It must fwcuttsr downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation.