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Old 06-23-2008, 06:03 AM   #1
deathalele
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How do i empty the wireless cards firmware folder.


I have tried to install my broadcom 802.11b/g card numerous times on the latest ubuntu and i'm pretty ceratin the fact that i havn't emptied out the folder with the drivers in is part of the problem.
can you tell me where the folder is that will need emptying out. thnx
 
Old 06-24-2008, 03:18 PM   #2
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1. You should uninstall it if possible

# make uninstall

if not You could try to locate it somewhere in /lib/modules/*/*...
and the firmware belongs to:
/etc/firmware
or
/usr/share/firmware
or likewise...

please report progress :-)
 
  


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