How do I get Debian Lenny to recognize my wireless card?
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Okay, I typed each of those in separately as root. The rmmod b43 one didn't return any output. The modprobe b43 returned a warning, and the dmesg | grep b43 didn't return any output. Here is the whole process copied directly from the terminal:
Not sure about that warning, you can verify that the driver got loaded with lsmod again. What output do you get from iwconfig? What do you find with
$ ls /lib/firmware
As far as I can make out you have the driver, it was already loaded, it hasn't complained about missing firmware in dmesg. So let's check the firmware is/isn't there, that you do/don't have connectivity from iwconfig.
Ah, I assumed the PCI-ID would match the BCM4312 in your original post. That warning doesn't mean the driver didn't load, but you'll want to make sure that the b43 driver isn't loaded at the same time. The wl driver should cause some positive output from iwconfig (something like wlan0 followed by a whole lot of stuff rather than 'no wireless extensions').