[SOLVED] Broadcom Trouble Dell 1545n Slackware Current
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I'm having trouble getting my Broadcom wireless working in my Dell 1545n laptop with Slackware Current. Wired works fine.
I have tried the broadcom-sta and b43-fwcutter from Slackbuilds twice with no luck. I did follow the instructions to update the /etc/modprobe.d/b43-blacklist.conf file as described on the Slackbuilds broadcom-sta page.
Here is the output of uname -a:
Linux hammerhead 188.8.131.52-smp #2 SMP Sat May 21 23:13:29 CDT 2011 i686 Genuine Intel(R) CPU 585 @ 2.16GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
you were not very clear: did you install b43-fwcutter and b43-firmware (in that order) from slackbuilds?
As described, I did the broadcom-sta, then the b43-fwcutter. I did it once befire, then, after consulting with a member of my LUG, tried it again. I figured it was time to seek advice from a wider circle.