LinuxQuestions.org

LinuxQuestions.org (/questions/)
-   Slackware (http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/)
-   -   Slackware wifi driver installing issues (http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/slackware-wifi-driver-installing-issues-4175468336/)

lensilvan 07-03-2013 09:19 AM

Slackware wifi driver installing issues
 
Hi,
I use Slackware 14 x86_64 with MATE as the default graphic manager and slim. For networking, I use networkmanager which works good on wireless. My laptop use the infamous Broadcom B43 card. Obviously, although my wired connection works perfectly, my wireless connection is not recognized.

Code:

iwconfig
lo        no wireless extensions.

wlan0    IEEE 802.11bg  ESSID:off/any 
          Mode:Managed  Access Point: Not-Associated  Tx-Power=0 dBm 
          Retry  long limit:7  RTS thr:off  Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:on
         
eth0      no wireless extensions.

Code:

ifconfig -a
eth0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500
        inet 192.168.0.4  netmask 255.255.255.0  broadcast 192.168.0.255
        inet6 fe80::225:4bff:fec8:e2fc  prefixlen 64  scopeid 0x20<link>
        ether 00:25:4b:c8:e2:fc  txqueuelen 1000  (Ethernet)
        RX packets 751  bytes 299691 (292.6 KiB)
        RX errors 0  dropped 0  overruns 0  frame 0
        TX packets 723  bytes 72495 (70.7 KiB)
        TX errors 0  dropped 0 overruns 0  carrier 0  collisions 0
        device interrupt 44  base 0xe000 

lo: flags=73<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING>  mtu 16436
        inet 127.0.0.1  netmask 255.0.0.0
        inet6 ::1  prefixlen 128  scopeid 0x10<host>
        loop  txqueuelen 0  (Local Loopback)
        RX packets 10  bytes 580 (580.0 B)
        RX errors 0  dropped 0  overruns 0  frame 0
        TX packets 10  bytes 580 (580.0 B)
        TX errors 0  dropped 0 overruns 0  carrier 0  collisions 0

wlan0: flags=4098<BROADCAST,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500
        ether 00:25:4b:8d:5a:20  txqueuelen 1000  (Ethernet)
        RX packets 0  bytes 0 (0.0 B)
        RX errors 0  dropped 0  overruns 0  frame 0
        TX packets 0  bytes 0 (0.0 B)
        TX errors 0  dropped 0 overruns 0  carrier 0  collisions 0

Code:

lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP79 Host Bridge (rev b1)
00:00.1 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation MCP79 Memory Controller (rev b1)
00:03.0 ISA bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP79 LPC Bridge (rev b3)
00:03.1 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation MCP79 Memory Controller (rev b1)
00:03.2 SMBus: nVidia Corporation MCP79 SMBus (rev b1)
00:03.3 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation MCP79 Memory Controller (rev b1)
00:03.4 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation Device 0a98 (rev b1)
00:03.5 Co-processor: nVidia Corporation MCP79 Co-processor (rev b1)
00:04.0 USB controller: nVidia Corporation MCP79 OHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev b1)
00:04.1 USB controller: nVidia Corporation MCP79 EHCI USB 2.0 Controller (rev b1)
00:06.0 USB controller: nVidia Corporation MCP79 OHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev b1)
00:06.1 USB controller: nVidia Corporation MCP79 EHCI USB 2.0 Controller (rev b1)
00:08.0 Audio device: nVidia Corporation MCP79 High Definition Audio (rev b1)
00:09.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP79 PCI Bridge (rev b1)
00:0a.0 Ethernet controller: nVidia Corporation MCP79 Ethernet (rev b1)
00:0b.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation MCP79 SATA Controller (rev b1)
00:10.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP79 PCI Express Bridge (rev b1)
00:15.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP79 PCI Express Bridge (rev b1)
00:16.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP79 PCI Express Bridge (rev b1)
02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation C79 [GeForce 9400M G] (rev b1)
03:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4322 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller (rev 01)
04:00.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Agere Systems FW533 PCI Express 1394a Controller (PHY/Link) (rev 07)

I then installed the driver broadcom-sta acconding the instructions there: http://www.slackwiki.com/Broadcom_Wireless

The package was installed successfully, but when I rebooted, networkmanager did not detect any wireless connection and iwconfig displayed only
Code:

lo        no wireless extensions.

eth0      no wireless extensions.

I then removed the broadcom-sta package and rebooted but iwconfig still did not detected any wireless extension. I had to delete /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf to see iwconfig detecting wlan0 as before.

Therefore, I am very confused and I wonder what should I do in order to see my wireless functioning...

business_kid 07-03-2013 12:54 PM

The Broadcom b43 works OK with slackware. Running one atm. If you have encryption on your network, read
man wpa_passphrase, and set up the /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf correctly.

I have lines 100-204 or thereabouts commented out to stop it trying to set a nickname, which produces an error.

Try to keep all your settings in rc.wireless.conf. To get on by hand, try
Code:

modprobe b43
iwlist wlano scan |less

copy the mac address of your ap. You'll need to paste it later.
Code:

wpa_supplicant -Dwext -iwlan0 -c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf & iwconfig wlan0 essid <SSID> ap <paste>
The ssid is yours ssid, and the paste is your mac address the <> come out.. Then

Code:

dhcpcd wlan0
and you should be in. If not, it's your firmware. Check

http://www.linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/b43

lensilvan 07-03-2013 10:32 PM

Sorry, I did not understand: Should I reinstall the broadcom-sta driver?

This is what appears after iwlist wlan0 scan |less
Code:

wlan0: Interface doesn't support scanning: Network is down.
Lines ?-?/?


business_kid 07-04-2013 07:33 AM

I didn't use broadcom-sta. I used b43 and b43-fw-cutter. Follow instructions, moved to
http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/b43

One thing to note is to use the correct version of b43-fw-cutter for your wifi.

lensilvan 07-05-2013 03:28 AM

I've reinstalled broadcom-sta without blacklisting and nothing has changed. I wish to install b43 but I get stuck
Code:

fowl@slackbook:~$ su
Mot de passe*:
root@slackbook:/home/fowl# /home/fowl/.b43-firmware/b43-firmware.SlackBuild
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/Makefile
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/aiutils.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/bcmsrom.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/bcmutils.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/hnddma.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/hndpmu.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/UdpLib.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/aidmp.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/arminc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcdc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/aes.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/aeskeywrap.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/bcmccx.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/bn.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/ccx.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/des.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/dh.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/hmac_sha256.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/md4.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/md5.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/passhash.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/prf.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/rc4.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/rijndael-alg-fst.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/sha1.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/sha256.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/tkhash.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmdefs.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmdevs.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmendian.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmnvram.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmotp.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmparams.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmperf.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmrobo.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmsrom.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmsrom_fmt.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmsrom_tbl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmstdlib.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmutils.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmwifi.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bitfuncs.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/dmemc_core.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/emf/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/emf/emf/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/emf/igs/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/epivers.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/epivers.h.in
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/epivers.h.prev
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/etioctl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/flash.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/flashutl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndarm.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndchipc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndcpu.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hnddma.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndgige.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndjtagdefs.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndmips.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndpci.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndpmu.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndsoc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/linux_gpio.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/linux_osl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/linuxver.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/min_osl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/mips33_core.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/mips74k_core.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/mipsinc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/ndiserrmap.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/nicpci.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/osl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/pci_core.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/pcicfg.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/pcie_core.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/802.11.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/802.11e.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/802.1d.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/bcmeth.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/bcmevent.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/bcmip.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/bcmtcp.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/eap.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/eapol.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/ethernet.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/vlan.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/wpa.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/rts/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/rts/crc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbchipc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbconfig.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbgige.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbhndarm.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbhndcpu.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbhnddma.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbhndpio.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbmemc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbpcmcia.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbsdio.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbsdpcmdev.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbsdram.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbsocram.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbsprom.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sflash.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/siutils.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/trxhdr.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/typedefs.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/wlc_ethereal.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/wlioctl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/wllmacctl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/linux_osl.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/nicpci.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/nvram_stub.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/sbutils.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/siutils.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/siutils_priv.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_apsta/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_apsta/buildflags.mk
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_apsta/wl_prebuilt.o
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_apsta_mini/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_apsta_mini/buildflags.mk
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_apsta_mini/wl_prebuilt.o
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_dbg.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_export.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_iw.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_iw.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_linux.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_linux.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wlc_key.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wlc_pub.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/nas_exe.o
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/Makefile
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/UdpLib.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/bcmcvar.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/bcmtimer.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/ctype.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/linux_timer.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/netconf.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/opencrypto.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/rte_timers.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/shutils.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/shutils.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/wl.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/wl_linux.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/wlutils.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/wl_exe.o
Sorry, the input file is either wrong or not supported by b43-fwcutter.
This file has an unknown MD5sum 490d4e149ecc45eb1a91f06aa75be071.

I'm confronted to various issues with Slack and I'm struggling to solve them unsuccessfully. Before declaring game over with Slackware, I'll try to get the wifi working.

TommyC7 07-05-2013 04:34 AM

It doesn't look like you're using the SlackBuild script properly. Perhaps try what's in the SlackBuilds.org FAQ before just running the SlackBuild assuming it'll somehow magically install the driver.

lensilvan 07-05-2013 08:59 AM

I already read the FAQ. I already read the Howto. I already have installed many Slackbuilds. Therefore, I assume that I basically now how to use the Slackbuilds proprely.
I checked the md5sum of the source as well as the slackbuilds which was correct, and I don't understand the origin of this extremely annoying issue, that's why I posted here for asking some help.

TommyC7 07-05-2013 05:31 PM

Then in that case a more verbose log would be: `bash -ex b43-firmware.SlackBuild > build.log 2>&1'

lensilvan 07-05-2013 06:13 PM

Ok, fine, here is the log:
Code:

+ PRGNAM=b43-firmware
+ VERSION=5.10.56.27.3
+ ARCH=fw
+ BUILD=1
+ TAG=_SBo
++ pwd
+ CWD=/home/fowl
+ TMP=/tmp/SBo
+ PKG=/tmp/SBo/package-b43-firmware
+ OUTPUT=/tmp
+ set -e
+ rm -rf /tmp/SBo/package-b43-firmware
+ mkdir -p /tmp/SBo /tmp/SBo/package-b43-firmware /tmp
+ cd /tmp/SBo
+ rm -rf broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3
+ tar xvf /home/fowl/broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3_mipsel.tar.bz2
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/Makefile
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/aiutils.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/bcmsrom.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/bcmutils.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/hnddma.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/hndpmu.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/UdpLib.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/aidmp.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/arminc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcdc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/aes.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/aeskeywrap.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/bcmccx.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/bn.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/ccx.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/des.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/dh.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/hmac_sha256.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/md4.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/md5.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/passhash.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/prf.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/rc4.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/rijndael-alg-fst.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/sha1.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/sha256.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmcrypto/tkhash.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmdefs.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmdevs.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmendian.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmnvram.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmotp.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmparams.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmperf.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmrobo.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmsrom.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmsrom_fmt.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmsrom_tbl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmstdlib.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmutils.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bcmwifi.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/bitfuncs.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/dmemc_core.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/emf/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/emf/emf/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/emf/igs/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/epivers.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/epivers.h.in
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/epivers.h.prev
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/etioctl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/flash.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/flashutl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndarm.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndchipc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndcpu.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hnddma.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndgige.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndjtagdefs.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndmips.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndpci.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndpmu.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/hndsoc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/linux_gpio.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/linux_osl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/linuxver.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/min_osl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/mips33_core.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/mips74k_core.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/mipsinc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/ndiserrmap.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/nicpci.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/osl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/pci_core.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/pcicfg.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/pcie_core.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/802.11.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/802.11e.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/802.1d.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/bcmeth.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/bcmevent.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/bcmip.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/bcmtcp.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/eap.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/eapol.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/ethernet.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/vlan.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/proto/wpa.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/rts/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/rts/crc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbchipc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbconfig.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbgige.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbhndarm.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbhndcpu.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbhnddma.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbhndpio.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbmemc.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbpcmcia.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbsdio.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbsdpcmdev.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbsdram.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbsocram.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sbsprom.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/sflash.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/siutils.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/trxhdr.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/typedefs.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/wlc_ethereal.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/wlioctl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/include/wllmacctl.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/linux_osl.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/nicpci.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/nvram_stub.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/sbutils.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/siutils.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/siutils_priv.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_apsta/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_apsta/buildflags.mk
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_apsta/wl_prebuilt.o
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_apsta_mini/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_apsta_mini/buildflags.mk
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_apsta_mini/wl_prebuilt.o
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_dbg.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_export.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_iw.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_iw.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_linux.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wl_linux.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wlc_key.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/driver/wlc_pub.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/nas_exe.o
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/Makefile
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/UdpLib.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/bcmcvar.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/bcmtimer.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/ctype.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/linux_timer.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/netconf.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/opencrypto.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/rte_timers.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/shutils.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/shutils.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/wl.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/wl_linux.c
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/shared/wlutils.h
broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3/wl_exe.o
+ chown -R root:root broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3
+ mkdir -p /tmp/SBo/package-b43-firmware/lib/firmware
+ b43-fwcutter -w /tmp/SBo/package-b43-firmware/lib/firmware broadcom-wl-5.10.5$
Sorry, the input file is either wrong or not supported by b43-fwcutter.
This file has an unknown MD5sum 490d4e149ecc45eb1a91f06aa75be071.


jostber 07-06-2013 02:12 PM

It seems like this package was not installed because of a wrong MD5sum in the info file. You can run md5sum on the b43-firmware package and enter that value in the MD5SUM= parameter in the b43-firmware.info file.

lensilvan 07-07-2013 04:16 AM

Sorry I don't understand: Since I wanted to create the package of b43-firmware, should I replace the md5sum in b43-firmware.info by the value 490d4e149ecc45eb1a91f06aa75be071 as indicated in the error?

jostber 07-07-2013 12:14 PM

Download the Slackbuild tar.gz package for b43-firmware and unpack it. Download the broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3_mipsel.tar.bz2 package and add it to the b43-firmware directory. Run 'md5sum broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3_mipsel.tar.bz2' and enter the md5sum value in the b43-firmware.info file. Then run 'sh b43-firmware.SlackBuild' as root and install it with 'installpkg /tmp/b43*t?z'.

lensilvan 07-08-2013 12:24 AM

The same error reappears. The md5sum displayed by broadcom-wl-5.10.56.27.3_mipsel.tar.bz2 was the same as the md5 in the info file.

lensilvan 07-09-2013 12:43 AM

I replaced the md5sum again but this time by 490d4e149ecc45eb1a91f06aa75be071 but it fails again with the same error.
This time, I really don't know what to do.

business_kid 07-09-2013 11:24 AM

The only thing I did with broadcom-wl was extract the firmware many moons ago. They give the instructions on that page I sent you to.

The b43 module loads the appropriate firmware when it finds the card. This has been talked out many times, so why not do a search of LQ for older threads and do it that way.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:17 PM.