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Old 08-06-2010, 01:11 PM   #1
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Ubuntu Lucid (live usb) - Having problems with broadcom BCM4312


Hi!

I'm having problems using my wireless device on ubuntu lucid.

Here's the output of dmesg;

Code:
[ 2884.620307] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/ucode15.fw
[ 2884.648540] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/lp0initvals15.fw
[ 2884.654745] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/lp0bsinitvals15.fw
[ 2884.796399] b43-phy0: Loading firmware version 410.2160 (2007-05-26 15:32:10)
[ 2890.345264] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready
[ 2894.409519] b43-phy0 ERROR: Fatal DMA error: 0x00000800, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000
[ 2894.409536] b43-phy0: Controller RESET (DMA error) ...
[ 2894.624368] b43-phy0: Loading firmware version 410.2160 (2007-05-26 15:32:10)
[ 2900.141455] b43-phy0: Controller restarted
[ 2900.141805] b43-phy0 ERROR: Fatal DMA error: 0x00000400, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000
[ 2900.141817] b43-phy0: Controller RESET (DMA error) ...
[ 2900.356475] b43-phy0: Loading firmware version 410.2160 (2007-05-26 15:32:10)
[ 2905.881469] b43-phy0: Controller restarted
[ 2905.881510] b43-phy0 ERROR: Fatal DMA error: 0x00000400, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000
[ 2905.881523] b43-phy0: Controller RESET (DMA error) ...
[ 2906.096470] b43-phy0: Loading firmware version 410.2160 (2007-05-26 15:32:10)
[ 2911.609354] b43-phy0: Controller restarted
[ 2911.609745] b43-phy0 ERROR: Fatal DMA error: 0x00000400, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000
[ 2911.609758] b43-phy0: Controller RESET (DMA error) ...
[ 2911.824377] b43-phy0: Loading firmware version 410.2160 (2007-05-26 15:32:10)
[ 2917.341434] b43-phy0: Controller restarted
[ 2917.341486] b43-phy0 ERROR: Fatal DMA error: 0x00000400, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000
[ 2917.341499] b43-phy0: Controller RESET (DMA error) ...
Thanks in advance for any help you could provide
 
Old 08-06-2010, 01:19 PM   #2
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b43 may or may not be the correct driver, depending on the exact bcm4312 you have. You might have better luck with the b43/STA hybrid driver (the wl module) like I did on my Dell Mini netbook.

More info here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WifiDocs/Driver/Broadcom43xx
 
Old 08-06-2010, 02:38 PM   #3
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b43 may or may not be the correct driver, depending on the exact bcm4312 you have. You might have better luck with the b43/STA hybrid driver (the wl module) like I did on my Dell Mini netbook.

More info here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WifiDocs/Driver/Broadcom43xx
+1. I couldn't get mine to work properly until I installed the b43 sta.
 
  


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