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Old 12-13-2010, 02:41 PM   #91
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ok this is the commond with my ethernet cable plugged in,if it matters.
You didn't type in the whole command.

You said that it said connected but the browser didn't work, so I though I might try ping instead.
 
Old 12-13-2010, 03:00 PM   #92
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no i have a wireless routor a linksys im trying to get this lenovo to connect to wireless.

here,s the terminal pic

this is with my ethrenet cable plugged in
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Old 12-13-2010, 03:08 PM   #93
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That shows that your internet works!

Or were you connected to wired internet when you ran that?
 
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Let's back up for a moment.

I only skimmed the previous posts, but a couple things stood out.

1. The b43 driver and the broadcom sta driver cannot both be loading or the wireless will not work. It's not clear to me that you do not have both going. Please open a terminal and post the output of the command
Code:
lsmod
2. If you have a wired connection, all the manually downloading and extracting of firmware is doing it the long way. Just install with
Code:
sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter
Part of the installation process will ask if you want to download and install the firmware. Say yes.

3. That said, your particular chipset is not supported by the b43 driver until kernel version 2.6.33. Not sure what kernel you have. Please post the output of
Code:
uname -r
And even when supported, you must load the module with a couple of options. To unload and reload the module with the correct settings do
Code:
sudo modprobe -r b43
sudo modprobe b43 pio=1 qos=0
To make those options permanent at boot, do
Code:
echo "options b43 pio=1 qos=0" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf
To install the broadcom sta driver (fyi the module is called wl) do
Code:
sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source bcmwl-modaliases
As mentioned, you cannot have the b43 driver loading as well. To remove that and load wl do
Code:
sudo modprobe -r b43
sudo modprobe wl
Make sure the b43 driver is blacklisted so it doesn't load at boot
Code:
echo "blacklist b43" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
If you're using Firefox for your browser, there is a plugin that will help you run terminal commands posted on forums such as this. Might be useful for you.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/9738/
 
Old 12-13-2010, 03:20 PM   #95
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That shows that your internet works!

Or were you connected to wired internet when you ran that?
He said his ethernet was plugged in for that.
 
Old 12-13-2010, 05:23 PM   #96
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This is when my cable is not plugged in.
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Old 12-13-2010, 05:28 PM   #97
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You forgot a space.

When working at the command line, the smallest typos are not acceptable and will cause the command to fail.
 
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Old 12-13-2010, 06:09 PM   #98
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ok heres what i got

$ ping -c3 www.google.com
ping: unknown host www.google.com
 
Old 12-13-2010, 06:16 PM   #99
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Yeah, the internet doesn't work.
 
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Let's back up for a moment.

I only skimmed the previous posts, but a couple things stood out.

1. The b43 driver and the broadcom sta driver cannot both be loading or the wireless will not work. It's not clear to me that you do not have both going. Please open a terminal and post the output of the command
Code:
lsmod
2. If you have a wired connection, all the manually downloading and extracting of firmware is doing it the long way. Just install with
Code:
sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter
Part of the installation process will ask if you want to download and install the firmware. Say yes.

3. That said, your particular chipset is not supported by the b43 driver until kernel version 2.6.33. Not sure what kernel you have. Please post the output of
Code:
uname -r
And even when supported, you must load the module with a couple of options. To unload and reload the module with the correct settings do
Code:
sudo modprobe -r b43
sudo modprobe b43 pio=1 qos=0
To make those options permanent at boot, do
Code:
echo "options b43 pio=1 qos=0" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf
To install the broadcom sta driver (fyi the module is called wl) do
Code:
sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source bcmwl-modaliases
As mentioned, you cannot have the b43 driver loading as well. To remove that and load wl do
Code:
sudo modprobe -r b43
sudo modprobe wl
Make sure the b43 driver is blacklisted so it doesn't load at boot
Code:
echo "blacklist b43" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
If you're using Firefox for your browser, there is a plugin that will help you run terminal commands posted on forums such as this. Might be useful for you.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/9738/
here are a few results without ethernet plugged in




1. The b43 driver and the broadcom sta driver cannot both be loading or the wireless will not work. It's not clear to me that you do not have both going. Please open a terminal and post the output of the command
Code:

lsmod

ipt_MASQUERADE 1419 1
xt_state 1014 1
ipt_REJECT 2004 2
xt_tcpudp 1927 4
iptable_filter 1302 1
nf_nat_h323 5121 0
nf_conntrack_h323 46894 1 nf_nat_h323
nf_nat_pptp 1996 0
nf_conntrack_pptp 4681 1 nf_nat_pptp
nf_conntrack_proto_gre 3901 1 nf_conntrack_pptp
nf_nat_proto_gre 1271 1 nf_nat_pptp
nf_nat_tftp 728 0
nf_conntrack_tftp 2905 1 nf_nat_tftp
nf_nat_sip 5574 0
nf_conntrack_sip 18703 1 nf_nat_sip
nf_nat_irc 1168 0
nf_conntrack_irc 3348 1 nf_nat_irc
nf_nat_ftp 1398 0
nf_conntrack_ftp 5361 1 nf_nat_ftp
iptable_nat 3752 1
nf_nat 16289 9 ipt_MASQUERADE,nf_nat_h323,nf_nat_pptp,nf_nat_proto_gre,nf_nat_tftp,nf_nat_sip,nf_nat_irc,nf_nat_ftp ,iptable_nat
nf_conntrack_ipv4 10783 4 iptable_nat,nf_nat
nf_conntrack 63258 18 ipt_MASQUERADE,xt_state,nf_nat_h323,nf_conntrack_h323,nf_nat_pptp,nf_conntrack_pptp,nf_conntrack_pro to_gre,nf_nat_tftp,nf_conntrack_tftp,nf_nat_sip,nf_conntrack_sip,nf_nat_irc,nf_conntrack_irc,nf_nat_ ftp,nf_conntrack_ftp,iptable_nat,nf_nat,nf_conntrack_ipv4
nf_defrag_ipv4 1117 1 nf_conntrack_ipv4
ip_tables 10460 2 iptable_filter,iptable_nat
x_tables 15921 7 ipt_MASQUERADE,xt_state,ipt_REJECT,xt_tcpudp,iptable_filter,iptable_nat,ip_tables
michael_mic 1744 4
arc4 1165 2
binfmt_misc 6599 1
parport_pc 26058 0
joydev 8735 0
ppdev 5556 0
dm_crypt 11385 0
snd_hda_codec_realtek 217980 1
snd_hda_intel 22107 2
snd_hda_codec 87552 2 snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_hda_intel
snd_hwdep 5040 1 snd_hda_codec
snd_pcm 71475 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec
snd_seq_midi 4588 0
snd_rawmidi 17783 1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq_midi_event 6047 1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq 47174 2 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
lib80211_crypt_tkip 7736 0
snd_timer 19067 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
snd_seq_device 5744 3 snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
wl 1959533 0
uvcvideo 55847 0
snd 49006 13 snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_hwdep,snd_pcm,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_timer,sn d_seq_device
soundcore 880 1 snd
videodev 43098 1 uvcvideo
snd_page_alloc 7120 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
v4l1_compat 13359 2 uvcvideo,videodev
psmouse 59033 0
serio_raw 4022 0
led_class 2633 0
lib80211 5058 2 lib80211_crypt_tkip,wl
lp 7342 0
parport 31492 3 parport_pc,ppdev,lp
dm_raid45 81721 0
xor 15136 1 dm_raid45
btrfs 489451 0
zlib_deflate 19266 1 btrfs
crc32c 2531 1
libcrc32c 887 1 btrfs
i915 290938 3
drm_kms_helper 30200 1 i915
drm 168054 4 i915,drm_kms_helper
usb_storage 40172 0
intel_agp 26360 2 i915
i2c_algo_bit 5168 1 i915
video 18712 1 i915
tg3 123310 0
output 1883 1 video
agpgart 32011 2 drm,intel_agp
chris@chris-Lenovo ~ $



2.6.33. Not sure what kernel you have. Please post the output of
Code:

uname -r


chris@chris-Lenovo ~ $ uname -r
2.6.35-22-generic
chris@chris-Lenovo ~ $

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Old 12-13-2010, 06:24 PM   #101
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Instead of posting screenshots of text, copy and paste it into here. And for better readability, wrap it in code tags like this: [code]this will be displayed in a fixed-with font in a scroll box[/code].
 
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Old 12-13-2010, 07:58 PM   #102
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Is it possible there is a firewall blocking google or firefox,why would the computor say connection established but server not found when try,ing to connect.
 
Old 12-13-2010, 08:05 PM   #103
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you can try to "ping -c3" any other website.

If it says "100% packet loss" at the end, it failed.
 
Old 12-13-2010, 08:35 PM   #104
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Ok, you have the wl driver loading and no b43, so that's fine.

Please post the output of the following
Code:
iwconfig
dmesg | grep -e eth -e wl
Let's also see if it's maybe a DNS thing. Try ping google's public DNS server.
Code:
ping -c3 8.8.8.8
If that works fine but you can't ping a domain name, then that may be the problem.
 
Old 12-13-2010, 08:41 PM   #105
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should this command look like this

iwconfig
dmesg | grep -e eth -e wl





or in a straight line.




ping -c3 8.8.8.8

says network is unreachable



iwconfigdmesg | grep -e eth -e wl

commond not found

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