If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply. The main issue is that with most of the drivers available that I’ve installed, they will find my wireless network but, they will only stay connected for about a minute with abnormally slow speed and then all of a sudden disconnect. Wifi used to work just fine, but I do remember that I had some trouble getting it to work back when I first installed Ubuntu I think it was I’m talking about the linux-firmware-nonfree package. Join Date Apr Beans Hidden! This wireless card in question would be a “Broadcom BCM 14e4:

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Loading the driver module into kernel on boot time Appendix A: For more info, please refer to ELRepo kmod-wl page. Hunk 8 succeeded at offset 3 lines.

Join Date Aug Beans Thanks for your help, maybe I could help you too. Loading the driver module into kernel Step 4b: I know this module works, it just works very occasionally. The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration.

Eugene 30 2 8. Also maybe relevant to point out, I’ve installed the bit version of Ubuntu this time where it was bit before, though I hardly think that would be the cause of the issue. External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: If not already performed, connect the device to your system.


Strange as it may be, it worked for me, though you’d be sacrificing certain abilities, especially if you have more than 4GB of RAM. This is where the instructions for EL6 and EL7 part ways. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version. It could make all the difference from what I’ve researched.

How do I get wifi working on a Lenovo G? May 14th, I’ve tried installing various modules that have been suggested around fora, but the only one that I can currently find working somewhat, is the one that Chili pointed out in the stickied forumpost.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

The bcmwl-kernel-source package depends on the linux-headers packages so you may need to first retrieve the appropriate package s from the online repositories. Please start posting anonymously corpporation your entry will be published after you log in or create a new account.

After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. Boadcom test the driver and remove the need for a computer restart use: Need help for installing wifi modules. Now, with the current driver version 6. This wireless card in question would be a “Broadcom BCM 14e4: If it doesn’t, please file a report as per corporagion procedure above.


Hello all, Can’t get the broadcom card running.

So yes, for EL7, skip the ‘sed’ commands. Returns nothing no wonder rfkill unblock all did nothing. Is it or ? Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade.


The ‘ndiswrapper’ kernel module can be removed, provided you corpogation use it for anything else but wireless driver – but this is not necessary. Also, it’s been reported that the this driver doesn’t work with all chips, corporaion kindly provide feedback on your experiences with Broadcom Wireless, so this manual can be kept up to date and further improved.

Sometimes it would only start working after several reboots. Fedora wi-fi drivers – issue after update.