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Old 07-17-2016, 02:53 PM   #1
vbdanl
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Dell inspiron 6000 Linux Mint no wireless


Hi, I am having problems getting wireless to work. ethernet works fine, but no luck with wireless using Mint 13. I was able to get wireless to work using Puppy linux on the same laptop (so we know the wireless card works).

not sure if i should be using b43 or b43 legacy driver.. think i tried both but so far no luck..
i ran the wireless info script.. here are the details..
Code:
########## wireless info START ##########

Report from: 16 Jul 2016 15:03 CDT -0500

Booted last: 16 Jul 2016 14:34 CDT -0500

Script from: 08 Jul 2016 02:16 UTC +0000

##### release ###########################

Distributor ID:	LinuxMint
Description:	Linux Mint 13 Maya
Release:	13
Codename:	maya

##### kernel ############################

Linux 3.2.0-23-generic #36-Ubuntu SMP Tue Apr 10 20:41:14 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

Parameters: ro, splash, vt.handoff=7

##### desktop ###########################

default

##### lspci #############################

03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX [14e4:170c] (rev 02)
	Subsystem: Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop [1028:0188]
	Kernel driver in use: b44

03:03.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4309 802.11abg Wireless Network Controller [14e4:4324] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Dell Truemobile 1450 MiniPCI [1028:0003]
	Kernel driver in use: b43-pci-bridge

##### lsusb #############################

Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 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 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 005 Device 002: ID 1bcf:053e Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc. 

##### PCMCIA card info ##################

PRODID_1=""
PRODID_2=""
PRODID_3=""
PRODID_4=""
MANFID=0000,0000
FUNCID=255

##### rfkill ############################

0: phy0: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no

##### lsmod #############################

dell_laptop            13671  0 
dcdbas                 14098  1 dell_laptop
b43                   342643  0 
mac80211              436455  1 b43
cfg80211              178679  2 b43,mac80211
bcma                   25651  1 b43
ssb                    50691  2 b43,b44

##### interfaces ########################

auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

##### ifconfig ##########################

eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr <MAC 'eth0' [IF1]>  
          inet addr:192.168.1.240  Bcast:192.168.1.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: 2602:30a:c0d0:f7e0:<IP6 'eth0' [IF1]>/64 Scope:Global
          inet6 addr: fe80::<IP6 'eth0' [IF1]>/64 Scope:Link
          inet6 addr: 2602:30a:c0d0:f7e0::44/128 Scope:Global
          inet6 addr: 2602:30a:c0d0:f7e0:553a:a95:bcbf:89df/64 Scope:Global
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:3352 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:2086 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:3298261 (3.2 MB)  TX bytes:248008 (248.0 KB)
          Interrupt:18 

wlan0     Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr <MAC 'wlan0' [IF2]>  
          BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)

##### iwconfig ##########################

lo        no wireless extensions.

eth0      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
          Power Management:on
          

##### route #############################

Kernel IP routing table
Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref    Use Iface
0.0.0.0         192.168.1.254   0.0.0.0         UG    0      0        0 eth0
169.254.0.0     0.0.0.0         255.255.0.0     U     1000   0        0 eth0
192.168.1.0     0.0.0.0         255.255.255.0   U     1      0        0 eth0

##### resolv.conf #######################

domain attlocal.net
search attlocal.net
nameserver 192.168.1.254

##### network managers ##################

Installed:

	NetworkManager

Running:

root       745     1  0 14:34 ?        00:00:00 NetworkManager

##### NetworkManager info ###############

NetworkManager Tool

State: connected (global)

- Device: wlan0 ----------------------------------------------------------------
  Type:              802.11 WiFi
  Driver:            b43
  State:             unavailable
  Default:           no
  HW Address:        <MAC 'wlan0' [IF2]>

  Capabilities:

  Wireless Properties
    WEP Encryption:  yes
    WPA Encryption:  yes
    WPA2 Encryption: yes

  Wireless Access Points 

- Device: eth0  [Wired connection 1] -------------------------------------------
  Type:              Wired
  Driver:            b44
  State:             connected
  Default:           yes
  HW Address:        <MAC 'eth0' [IF1]>

  Capabilities:
    Carrier Detect:  yes
    Speed:           100 Mb/s

  Wired Properties
    Carrier:         on

  IPv4 Settings:
    Address:         192.168.1.240
    Prefix:          24 (255.255.255.0)
    Gateway:         192.168.1.254

    DNS:             192.168.1.254

  IPv6 Settings:
    Address:         2602:30a:c0d0:f7e0::44
    Prefix:          128
    Gateway:         fe80::ea33:81ff:feb3:a4e0

    Address:         2602:30a:c0d0:f7e0:553a:a95:bcbf:89df
    Prefix:          64
    Gateway:         fe80::ea33:81ff:feb3:a4e0

    Address:         2602:30a:c0d0:f7e0:<IP6 'eth0' [IF1]>
    Prefix:          64
    Gateway:         fe80::ea33:81ff:feb3:a4e0

    Address:         fe80::<IP6 'eth0' [IF1]>
    Prefix:          64
    Gateway:         fe80::ea33:81ff:feb3:a4e0

    Address:         2602:30a:c0d0:f7e0::44
    Prefix:          128
    Gateway:         ::

##### NetworkManager.state ##############

[main]
NetworkingEnabled=true
WirelessEnabled=true
WWANEnabled=true
WimaxEnabled=true

##### NetworkManager.conf ###############

[main]
plugins=ifupdown,keyfile
dns=dnsmasq

[ifupdown]
managed=false

##### NetworkManager profiles ###########

[[/etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/Home Wireless]] (600 root)
[connection] id=Home Wireless | type=802-11-wireless
[802-11-wireless] ssid=ATT7n9Z9G5
[ipv4] method=auto
[ipv6] method=auto

##### iw reg get ########################

Region: America/Chicago (based on set time zone)

country 00:
	(2402 - 2472 @ 40), (3, 20)
	(2457 - 2482 @ 20), (3, 20), PASSIVE-SCAN, NO-IBSS
	(2474 - 2494 @ 20), (3, 20), NO-OFDM, PASSIVE-SCAN, NO-IBSS
	(5170 - 5250 @ 40), (3, 20), PASSIVE-SCAN, NO-IBSS
	(5735 - 5835 @ 40), (3, 20), PASSIVE-SCAN, NO-IBSS

##### iwlist channels ###################

lo        no frequency information.

eth0      no frequency information.

wlan0     14 channels in total; available frequencies :
          Channel 01 : 2.412 GHz
          Channel 02 : 2.417 GHz
          Channel 03 : 2.422 GHz
          Channel 04 : 2.427 GHz
          Channel 05 : 2.432 GHz
          Channel 06 : 2.437 GHz
          Channel 07 : 2.442 GHz
          Channel 08 : 2.447 GHz
          Channel 09 : 2.452 GHz
          Channel 10 : 2.457 GHz
          Channel 11 : 2.462 GHz
          Channel 12 : 2.467 GHz
          Channel 13 : 2.472 GHz
          Channel 14 : 2.484 GHz

##### iwlist scan #######################

lo        Interface doesn't support scanning.

wlan0     Interface doesn't support scanning : Network is down

eth0      Interface doesn't support scanning.

##### module infos ######################

[b43]
filename:       /lib/modules/3.2.0-23-generic/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/b43/b43.ko
firmware:       b43/ucode9.fw
firmware:       b43/ucode5.fw
firmware:       b43/ucode16_mimo.fw
firmware:       b43/ucode15.fw
firmware:       b43/ucode14.fw
firmware:       b43/ucode13.fw
firmware:       b43/ucode11.fw
license:        GPL
author:         Rafał Miłecki
author:         Gábor Stefanik
author:         Michael Buesch
author:         Stefano Brivio
author:         Martin Langer
description:    Broadcom B43 wireless driver
srcversion:     F68F50F0B6092EF545A29EA
depends:        ssb,mac80211,bcma,cfg80211
intree:         Y
vermagic:       3.2.0-23-generic SMP mod_unload modversions 686 
parm:           bad_frames_preempt:enable(1) / disable(0) Bad Frames Preemption (int)
parm:           fwpostfix:Postfix for the .fw files to load. (string)
parm:           hwpctl:Enable hardware-side power control (default off) (int)
parm:           nohwcrypt:Disable hardware encryption. (int)
parm:           hwtkip:Enable hardware tkip. (int)
parm:           qos:Enable QOS support (default on) (int)
parm:           btcoex:Enable Bluetooth coexistence (default on) (int)
parm:           verbose:Log message verbosity: 0=error, 1=warn, 2=info(default), 3=debug (int)
parm:           pio:Use PIO accesses by default: 0=DMA, 1=PIO (int)

[mac80211]
filename:       /lib/modules/3.2.0-23-generic/kernel/net/mac80211/mac80211.ko
license:        GPL
description:    IEEE 802.11 subsystem
srcversion:     6D32D386D04C34078417B3A
depends:        cfg80211
intree:         Y
vermagic:       3.2.0-23-generic SMP mod_unload modversions 686 
parm:           ieee80211_default_rc_algo:Default rate control algorithm for mac80211 to use (charp)
parm:           max_nullfunc_tries:Maximum nullfunc tx tries before disconnecting (reason 4). (int)
parm:           max_probe_tries:Maximum probe tries before disconnecting (reason 4). (int)
parm:           probe_wait_ms:Maximum time(ms) to wait for probe response before disconnecting (reason 4). (int)

[cfg80211]
filename:       /lib/modules/3.2.0-23-generic/kernel/net/wireless/cfg80211.ko
description:    wireless configuration support
license:        GPL
author:         Johannes Berg
srcversion:     66E299164E0FE2BD7E0CCE8
depends:        
intree:         Y
vermagic:       3.2.0-23-generic SMP mod_unload modversions 686 
parm:           ieee80211_regdom:IEEE 802.11 regulatory domain code (charp)
parm:           cfg80211_disable_40mhz_24ghz:Disable 40MHz support in the 2.4GHz band (bool)

[bcma]
filename:       /lib/modules/3.2.0-23-generic/kernel/drivers/bcma/bcma.ko
license:        GPL
description:    Broadcom's specific AMBA driver
srcversion:     FEAB8743063E94BFBEB09E2
depends:        
intree:         Y
vermagic:       3.2.0-23-generic SMP mod_unload modversions 686 

[ssb]
filename:       /lib/modules/3.2.0-23-generic/kernel/drivers/ssb/ssb.ko
license:        GPL
description:    Sonics Silicon Backplane driver
srcversion:     9F5D4A88A58D2831D296FA3
depends:        
intree:         Y
vermagic:       3.2.0-23-generic SMP mod_unload modversions 686 

##### module parameters #################

[b43]
bad_frames_preempt: 0
btcoex: 1
hwpctl: 0
hwtkip: 0
nohwcrypt: 0
pio: 0
qos: 1
verbose: 2

[mac80211]
ieee80211_default_rc_algo: minstrel_ht
max_nullfunc_tries: 2
max_probe_tries: 5
probe_wait_ms: 500

[cfg80211]
cfg80211_disable_40mhz_24ghz: N
ieee80211_regdom: 00

##### /etc/modules ######################

lp
b43

##### modprobe options ##################

[/etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-ath_pci.conf]
blacklist ath_pci

[/etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf]
blacklist evbug
blacklist usbmouse
blacklist usbkbd
blacklist eepro100
blacklist de4x5
blacklist eth1394
blacklist snd_intel8x0m
blacklist snd_aw2
blacklist i2c_i801
blacklist prism54
blacklist bcm43xx
blacklist garmin_gps
blacklist asus_acpi
blacklist snd_pcsp
blacklist pcspkr
blacklist amd76x_edac

[/etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-rare-network.conf]
alias net-pf-3 off
alias net-pf-6 off
alias net-pf-9 off
alias net-pf-11 off
alias net-pf-12 off
alias net-pf-19 off
alias net-pf-21 off
alias net-pf-36 off

##### rc.local ##########################

exit 0

##### pm-utils ##########################

##### udev rules ########################

[/etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules]
# PCI device 0x14e4:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1e.0/0000:03:00.0/ssb1:0 (b44)
SUBSYSTEM=="net", ACTION=="add", DRIVERS=="?*", ATTR{address}=="<MAC 'eth0' [IF1]>", ATTR{dev_id}=="0x0", ATTR{type}=="1", KERNEL=="eth*", NAME="eth0"
# PCI device 0x14e4:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1e.0/0000:03:03.0/ssb0:0 (b43-pci-bridge)
SUBSYSTEM=="net", ACTION=="add", DRIVERS=="?*", ATTR{address}=="<MAC 'wlan0' [IF2]>", ATTR{dev_id}=="0x0", ATTR{type}=="1", KERNEL=="wlan*", NAME="wlan0"

##### dmesg #############################

[   25.260854] Registered led device: b43-phy0::tx
[   25.260891] Registered led device: b43-phy0::rx
[   25.260932] Registered led device: b43-phy0::radio
[   26.601828] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth0: link is not ready (repeated 2 times)
[   26.870520] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode5.fw" not found
[   26.870528] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43-open/ucode5.fw" not found
[   26.870533] b43-phy0 ERROR: You must go to http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/b43#devicefirmware and download the correct firmware for this driver version. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.
[   26.880335] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready
[ 1573.000247] b44 ssb1:0: eth0: Link is up at 100 Mbps, full duplex
[ 1573.000254] b44 ssb1:0: eth0: Flow control is off for TX and off for RX
[ 1573.000609] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): eth0: link becomes ready

########## wireless info END ############
Thanks for any help you can provide.
 
Old 07-17-2016, 03:14 PM   #2
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Broadcom wireless is frequently troublesome on linux. The driver module works with some kernels, doesn't work with others and gives frequent drops with others. I could never get mine to work satisfactorily with any *buntu based on 14.04. You can wait for others that may have some workaround suggestions for your particular Broadcom wireless card. I finally got sick and tired of fiddling with the thing and bought this:

https://www.thinkpenguin.com/gnu-lin...ux-tpe-n150usb

If you google around, you could probably get it cheaper elsewhere. It works flawlessly with every distro I've tried and well worth the $25 to not have to fool around with that infernal Broadcom card!!
 
Old 07-17-2016, 03:28 PM   #3
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Mint 13?!
 
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Old 07-17-2016, 04:53 PM   #4
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Mint 13?!
Still supported!
 
Old 07-17-2016, 05:47 PM   #5
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Still supported!
Yes, but is it supporting OP's hardware? Developers have nasty habit not to develop drivers for future hardware ...
 
Old 07-17-2016, 05:49 PM   #6
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Do you know which kernel your version of Puppy Linux was using, and which version is being used by your Mint installation?
 
Old 07-17-2016, 07:31 PM   #7
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puppy is slacko 5.4 which is on 3.2.33-4g which seems a little odd compared to ubuntu/mint version numbers.
linux mint is on 3.2.0-106-generic

i tried to run the wireless-info script in puppy, but it did not like something about the ip4-mac or ip6-mac.

it might be worth a try to remove whatever wireless drivers a currently have in mint, and then reload them.
not really sure what i have installed, but i guess the wireless-info.txt will show it..?

i might also mention the laptop lcd does not work and we use an external monitor, which works great, except so far i have not found a setting that will make it display the grub2 menu without first press fn-f8 which is what switches between monitors. I have the setting that makes it use the external monitor once it boots up (turns LVDS off), but it does not turn LVDS off when it first boots into grub menu. i get a beep, then have to press fn-f8 so i can see the screen to select the OS to boot into.

here is the output from wireless-info when i boot into mint..

Code:
########## wireless info START ##########

Report from: 17 Jul 2016 18:22 CDT -0500

Booted last: 17 Jul 2016 18:15 CDT -0500

Script from: 08 Jul 2016 02:16 UTC +0000

##### release ###########################

Distributor ID:	LinuxMint
Description:	Linux Mint 13 Maya
Release:	13
Codename:	maya

##### kernel ############################

Linux 3.2.0-106-generic #147-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jun 28 21:27:50 UTC 2016 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

Parameters: ro, video=LVDS-1:d, video=VGA-1:e, video=LVDS-1:d, splash

##### desktop ###########################

default

##### lspci #############################

03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX [14e4:170c] (rev 02)
	Subsystem: Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop [1028:0188]
	Kernel driver in use: b44

03:03.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4309 802.11abg Wireless Network Controller [14e4:4324] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Dell Truemobile 1450 MiniPCI [1028:0003]
	Kernel driver in use: b43-pci-bridge

##### lsusb #############################

Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 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 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 005 Device 002: ID 1bcf:053e Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc. 

##### PCMCIA card info ##################

PRODID_1=""
PRODID_2=""
PRODID_3=""
PRODID_4=""
MANFID=0000,0000
FUNCID=255

##### rfkill ############################

0: phy0: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no

##### lsmod #############################

dell_laptop            17740  0 
dcdbas                 14098  1 dell_laptop
b43                   342801  0 
mac80211              444736  1 b43
cfg80211              178877  2 b43,mac80211
bcma                   25651  1 b43
ssb                    50691  2 b43,b44

##### interfaces ########################

auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

##### ifconfig ##########################

eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr <MAC 'eth0' [IF1]>  
          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)
          Interrupt:18 

wlan0     Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr <MAC 'wlan0' [IF2]>  
          BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)

##### iwconfig ##########################

lo        no wireless extensions.

eth0      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
          Power Management:on
          

##### route #############################

Kernel IP routing table
Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref    Use Iface

##### resolv.conf #######################

domain attlocal.net
search attlocal.net
nameserver 192.168.1.254

##### network managers ##################

Installed:

	NetworkManager

Running:

root       723     1  0 18:15 ?        00:00:00 NetworkManager

##### NetworkManager info ###############

NetworkManager Tool

State: disconnected

- Device: wlan0 ----------------------------------------------------------------
  Type:              802.11 WiFi
  Driver:            b43
  State:             unavailable
  Default:           no
  HW Address:        <MAC 'wlan0' [IF2]>

  Capabilities:

  Wireless Properties
    WEP Encryption:  yes
    WPA Encryption:  yes
    WPA2 Encryption: yes

  Wireless Access Points 

- Device: eth0 -----------------------------------------------------------------
  Type:              Wired
  Driver:            b44
  State:             unavailable
  Default:           no
  HW Address:        <MAC 'eth0' [IF1]>

  Capabilities:
    Carrier Detect:  yes

  Wired Properties
    Carrier:         off

##### NetworkManager.state ##############

[main]
NetworkingEnabled=true
WirelessEnabled=true
WWANEnabled=true
WimaxEnabled=true

##### NetworkManager.conf ###############

[main]
plugins=ifupdown,keyfile
dns=dnsmasq

[ifupdown]
managed=false

##### NetworkManager profiles ###########

[[/etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/Home Wireless]] (600 root)
[connection] id=Home Wireless | type=802-11-wireless
[802-11-wireless] ssid=ATT7n9Z9G5
[ipv4] method=auto
[ipv6] method=auto

##### iw reg get ########################

Region: America/Chicago (based on set time zone)

country 00:
	(2402 - 2472 @ 40), (3, 20)
	(2457 - 2482 @ 20), (3, 20), PASSIVE-SCAN, NO-IBSS
	(2474 - 2494 @ 20), (3, 20), NO-OFDM, PASSIVE-SCAN, NO-IBSS
	(5170 - 5250 @ 40), (3, 20), PASSIVE-SCAN, NO-IBSS
	(5735 - 5835 @ 40), (3, 20), PASSIVE-SCAN, NO-IBSS

##### iwlist channels ###################

lo        no frequency information.

eth0      no frequency information.

wlan0     14 channels in total; available frequencies :
          Channel 01 : 2.412 GHz
          Channel 02 : 2.417 GHz
          Channel 03 : 2.422 GHz
          Channel 04 : 2.427 GHz
          Channel 05 : 2.432 GHz
          Channel 06 : 2.437 GHz
          Channel 07 : 2.442 GHz
          Channel 08 : 2.447 GHz
          Channel 09 : 2.452 GHz
          Channel 10 : 2.457 GHz
          Channel 11 : 2.462 GHz
          Channel 12 : 2.467 GHz
          Channel 13 : 2.472 GHz
          Channel 14 : 2.484 GHz

##### iwlist scan #######################

lo        Interface doesn't support scanning.

wlan0     Interface doesn't support scanning : Network is down

eth0      Interface doesn't support scanning.

##### module infos ######################

[b43]
filename:       /lib/modules/3.2.0-106-generic/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/b43/b43.ko
firmware:       b43/ucode9.fw
firmware:       b43/ucode5.fw
firmware:       b43/ucode16_mimo.fw
firmware:       b43/ucode15.fw
firmware:       b43/ucode14.fw
firmware:       b43/ucode13.fw
firmware:       b43/ucode11.fw
license:        GPL
author:         Rafał Miłecki
author:         Gábor Stefanik
author:         Michael Buesch
author:         Stefano Brivio
author:         Martin Langer
description:    Broadcom B43 wireless driver
srcversion:     E053F8EBD0827A355C398D3
depends:        ssb,mac80211,bcma,cfg80211
intree:         Y
vermagic:       3.2.0-106-generic SMP mod_unload modversions 686 
parm:           bad_frames_preempt:enable(1) / disable(0) Bad Frames Preemption (int)
parm:           fwpostfix:Postfix for the .fw files to load. (string)
parm:           hwpctl:Enable hardware-side power control (default off) (int)
parm:           nohwcrypt:Disable hardware encryption. (int)
parm:           hwtkip:Enable hardware tkip. (int)
parm:           qos:Enable QOS support (default on) (int)
parm:           btcoex:Enable Bluetooth coexistence (default on) (int)
parm:           verbose:Log message verbosity: 0=error, 1=warn, 2=info(default), 3=debug (int)
parm:           pio:Use PIO accesses by default: 0=DMA, 1=PIO (int)

[mac80211]
filename:       /lib/modules/3.2.0-106-generic/kernel/net/mac80211/mac80211.ko
license:        GPL
description:    IEEE 802.11 subsystem
srcversion:     31B26F96FDB9DBE7A79937D
depends:        cfg80211
intree:         Y
vermagic:       3.2.0-106-generic SMP mod_unload modversions 686 
parm:           ieee80211_default_rc_algo:Default rate control algorithm for mac80211 to use (charp)
parm:           max_nullfunc_tries:Maximum nullfunc tx tries before disconnecting (reason 4). (int)
parm:           max_probe_tries:Maximum probe tries before disconnecting (reason 4). (int)
parm:           probe_wait_ms:Maximum time(ms) to wait for probe response before disconnecting (reason 4). (int)

[cfg80211]
filename:       /lib/modules/3.2.0-106-generic/kernel/net/wireless/cfg80211.ko
description:    wireless configuration support
license:        GPL
author:         Johannes Berg
srcversion:     08811BC15190F4950DAC64E
depends:        
intree:         Y
vermagic:       3.2.0-106-generic SMP mod_unload modversions 686 
parm:           ieee80211_regdom:IEEE 802.11 regulatory domain code (charp)
parm:           cfg80211_disable_40mhz_24ghz:Disable 40MHz support in the 2.4GHz band (bool)

[bcma]
filename:       /lib/modules/3.2.0-106-generic/kernel/drivers/bcma/bcma.ko
license:        GPL
description:    Broadcom's specific AMBA driver
srcversion:     722AA6B08A43CF879452476
depends:        
intree:         Y
vermagic:       3.2.0-106-generic SMP mod_unload modversions 686 

[ssb]
filename:       /lib/modules/3.2.0-106-generic/kernel/drivers/ssb/ssb.ko
license:        GPL
description:    Sonics Silicon Backplane driver
srcversion:     9F5D4A88A58D2831D296FA3
depends:        
intree:         Y
vermagic:       3.2.0-106-generic SMP mod_unload modversions 686 

##### module parameters #################

[b43]
bad_frames_preempt: 0
btcoex: 1
hwpctl: 0
hwtkip: 0
nohwcrypt: 0
pio: 0
qos: 1
verbose: 2

[mac80211]
ieee80211_default_rc_algo: minstrel_ht
max_nullfunc_tries: 2
max_probe_tries: 5
probe_wait_ms: 500

[cfg80211]
cfg80211_disable_40mhz_24ghz: N
ieee80211_regdom: 00

##### /etc/modules ######################

lp
b43

##### modprobe options ##################

[/etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-ath_pci.conf]
blacklist ath_pci

[/etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf]
blacklist evbug
blacklist usbmouse
blacklist usbkbd
blacklist eepro100
blacklist de4x5
blacklist eth1394
blacklist snd_intel8x0m
blacklist snd_aw2
blacklist i2c_i801
blacklist prism54
blacklist bcm43xx
blacklist garmin_gps
blacklist asus_acpi
blacklist snd_pcsp
blacklist pcspkr
blacklist amd76x_edac

[/etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-rare-network.conf]
alias net-pf-3 off
alias net-pf-6 off
alias net-pf-9 off
alias net-pf-11 off
alias net-pf-12 off
alias net-pf-19 off
alias net-pf-21 off
alias net-pf-36 off

##### rc.local ##########################

exit 0

##### pm-utils ##########################

##### udev rules ########################

[/etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules]
# PCI device 0x14e4:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1e.0/0000:03:00.0/ssb1:0 (b44)
SUBSYSTEM=="net", ACTION=="add", DRIVERS=="?*", ATTR{address}=="<MAC 'eth0' [IF1]>", ATTR{dev_id}=="0x0", ATTR{type}=="1", KERNEL=="eth*", NAME="eth0"
# PCI device 0x14e4:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1e.0/0000:03:03.0/ssb0:0 (b43-pci-bridge)
SUBSYSTEM=="net", ACTION=="add", DRIVERS=="?*", ATTR{address}=="<MAC 'wlan0' [IF2]>", ATTR{dev_id}=="0x0", ATTR{type}=="1", KERNEL=="wlan*", NAME="wlan0"

##### dmesg #############################

[   24.335022] Registered led device: b43-phy0::tx
[   24.335066] Registered led device: b43-phy0::rx
[   24.335105] Registered led device: b43-phy0::radio
[   26.942107] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth0: link is not ready (repeated 2 times)
[   27.195755] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode5.fw" not found
[   27.195836] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43-open/ucode5.fw" not found
[   27.195912] b43-phy0 ERROR: You must go to http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/b43#devicefirmware and download the correct firmware for this driver version. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.
[   27.196390] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready

########## wireless info END ############
 
  


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