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Old 05-20-2011, 03:43 PM   #1
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trouble installing wireless Driver


Hi

Installed 11.04 after a Series of Harddrive Problems

HD was Cleared so No XP installed, running ubuntu Only



Compaq Presario C500 Broadcom 4312 Wireless

Any Idea's Please?

(I'm Posting on Wifes Computer)
 
Old 05-20-2011, 03:51 PM   #2
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Hello,

Can you post the output of the following commands? Thanks man!
Code:
lsusb
ifconfig -a
lsmod
The output of those commands will help me narrow down what exact device you have, what all is currently configured for your network devices, and what all modules are currently loaded against your kernel. I don't think it will be very hard getting to work, but I just want to verify the chipset you are using.

Cheers,

Josh
 
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Old 05-20-2011, 04:18 PM   #3
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Thanks, Typing this out by Hand so may be slow

lsusb
bus 004 device 001:ID 1d6b:0001 linux foundation 1.1 root hub
bus 003
bus 002
bus 001 device 004:ID 1d6b:0002 linux foundation 2.0 root hub
 
Old 05-20-2011, 04:31 PM   #4
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inconfig -a
ethO Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:16:d4:b7:27:c5
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 METRIC:1


lo Link encap:local loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 MASK:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr:::1/128scope:host
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:16436 METRIC:1
 
Old 05-20-2011, 06:06 PM   #5
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Hi,

I have C300 and Broadcom 4311, so I'm your brother in arms!

http://linuxblog.darkduck.com/2011/0...104-unity.html
Here is my solution for the problem!
 
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Old 05-20-2011, 06:54 PM   #6
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Hi,

I have C300 and Broadcom 4311, so I'm your brother in arms!

http://linuxblog.darkduck.com/2011/0...104-unity.html
Here is my solution for the problem!
That works too
 
Old 05-21-2011, 03:20 PM   #7
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lsusb
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

ifconfig -a
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:16:d4:b7:27:c5
inet addr:192.168.0.7 Bcast:192.168.0.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::216:d4ff:feb7:27c5/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:3509 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:3196 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:3855932 (3.8 MB) TX bytes:582715 (582.7 KB)
Interrupt:16 Base address:0x2000

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:112 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:112 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:8528 (8.5 KB) TX bytes:8528 (8.5 KB)

lsmod
Module Size Used by
wl 2642531 0
lib80211 14570 1 wl
parport_pc 32111 0
ppdev 12849 0
snd_hda_codec_conexant 43782 1
snd_hda_intel 24140 2
snd_hda_codec 90901 2 snd_hda_codec_conexant,snd_hda_intel
snd_hwdep 13274 1 snd_hda_codec
snd_pcm 80244 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec
i915 450944 3
snd_seq_midi 13132 0
snd_rawmidi 25269 1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq_midi_event 14475 1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq 51291 2 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
binfmt_misc 13213 1
snd_timer 28659 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
hp_wmi 13418 0
snd_seq_device 14110 3 snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
joydev 17322 0
drm_kms_helper 40745 1 i915
sparse_keymap 13666 1 hp_wmi
drm 180037 4 i915,drm_kms_helper
psmouse 73312 0
snd 55295 13 snd_hda_codec_conexant,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_hwdep,snd_pcm,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_timer,s nd_seq_device
serio_raw 12990 0
i2c_algo_bit 13184 1 i915
video 18951 1 i915
soundcore 12600 1 snd
snd_page_alloc 14073 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
lp 13349 0
parport 36746 3 parport_pc,ppdev,lp
ahci 21591 2
8139too 23208 0
libahci 25548 1 ahci
8139cp 22497 0
 
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The BCM4312 needs firmware that is not included in a standard Ubuntu installation. You have to install either firmware-b43-installer or firmware-b43-lpphy-installer, according to your hardware. You can find out which type you need with lspci on the command-line, the line regarding the Broadcom device should state if it is the lpphy-version of that device.
 
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The BCM4312 needs firmware that is not included in a standard Ubuntu installation. You have to install either firmware-b43-installer or firmware-b43-lpphy-installer, according to your hardware. You can find out which type you need with lspci on the command-line, the line regarding the Broadcom device should state if it is the lpphy-version of that device.
Sorry but I'm A complete Noob at this..

lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 1 (rev 01)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 3 (rev 01)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 01)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 01)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 01)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 01)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e1)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 01)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) IDE Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA AHCI Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family SMBus Controller (rev 01)
06:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN (rev 01)
08:08.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
 
Old 05-21-2011, 04:29 PM   #10
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You seem to have the normal version, so install firmware-b43-installer, either with Synaptic or with
Code:
sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer
on the commandline.
 
Old 05-21-2011, 04:50 PM   #11
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Done that and Restarted

Additional Drivers Says

Driver is activated and in use

But still unable to Use
 
Old 05-21-2011, 06:11 PM   #12
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The WAIF, have you read my blog post which I already linked above? I had this problem, and I have found a solution.
Step-by-step guide is posted here.
 
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The WAIF, have you read my blog post which I already linked above? I had this problem, and I have found a solution.
Step-by-step guide is posted here.
Thank you Very Much.. Job Done

Had to Wait until kids were out to Concentrate
 
  


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