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I'm trying to connect to a free wifi network but it doesn't come up on my linux (ubuntu) platform. However, when I reboot in Vista, it connects automatically. Under Network properties, I have tried enable roaming mode, as well as just selecting DHCP as the configuration type. Still no luck. I'm not sure what else to do. I have the correct driver I think. It is the following:
The things in bold tell us if your connection is working.
Okay I put in the dmesg|grep eth and it spit out a bunch of gibberish. The one line did catch me though. It says:
[23.211065] Driver 'sd' needs updating - pleaseu use bus-type methods
[23.212880] sda:<4>Driver 'sr' needs updating - please use bus-type methods
[33.163073] eth0: no link during initialization.
So I suppose the relevant question would be how I can download the firmware file b43/ucode13.fw...
I will try searching online to see what I can find..I have already googled it and been to the linuxwireless.org site but I haven't found a download link yet. It did say however that there are only certain 'distribution points' where I can obtain it. I'm wondering, would that be like from HP or something..?