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Old 10-03-2010, 10:51 AM   #1
sohail0399
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wireless interface drivers issue on fedorea 13


hi

I have installed fedora 13 64bit on my Laptop hp probook 4420s, but i am unable to work with my wireless interface, i searched on google and on HP site there were some support of SUSI but also not tested. I could not find any support of HP for any other distro.

lspci results:
43:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43224 802.11a/b/g/n (rev 01)
44:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 03)

iwconfig results:
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

i could not find any linux drivers with support CDs.
My Windows 7 works fine, but i dont like windows based systems.
Are the drivers present or not, or any other issue, its wireless light is also orange, i press the button for wireless but issue not solved.
 
Old 10-03-2010, 02:00 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by sohail0399 View Post
I have installed fedora 13 64bit on my Laptop hp probook 4420s, but i am unable to work with my wireless interface, i searched on google and on HP site there were some support of SUSI but also not tested. I could not find any support of HP for any other distro.

lspci results:
43:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43224 802.11a/b/g/n (rev 01)
44:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 03)

iwconfig results:
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

i could not find any linux drivers with support CDs.
My Windows 7 works fine, but i dont like windows based systems.
Are the drivers present or not, or any other issue, its wireless light is also orange, i press the button for wireless but issue not solved.
Ok...did you try to look this up?? First hit on Google:
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=239922

Which details how to get things going.
 
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Old 10-04-2010, 03:36 AM   #3
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Thanks for you kind information, I could no find this link, it was so helpful and my issue is resolved.

All the packages were installed but the only one 'kmod-wl' was not installed.
I also upadate the repo for this package and then installed it through yum anr reboot the machine,

its fine and replying through wireless interface.

Thanks!
 
  


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