OpenSUSE Wireless :: 11.2 Recognizing My Broadcom Adapter ?
Dec 14, 2009
I'm having some issues with openSUSE 11.2 recognizing my Broadcom adapter. Following the instructions in the two stickied topics, I can find the adapter both under YaST's Hardware Summary and using the console command /sbin/lspci. I cannot, however, find it with /sbin/lspci -n, and the boot log (viewed with dmesg | less) makes no mention of it either.
Do I need to turn it on or something? This is a dual boot machine, and it works fine under Windows, so I don't think there's a hardware failure at play here.
I am new to Linux and actually just finished my install about 30 minutes ago. Ubuntu 10.04 isn't recognizing my wireless adapter, so I need to install the drivers. I know where the drivers are, I just don't know how to install them on a Linux system.
Here is the driver page. I don't know how to download the .inf file (necessary?) but I have ndiswrapper, bcmwl5.sys, and sp33008.exe all in the downloads folder.
Apparently just double clicking the files does nothing, so what do I do now?
A friend of mine has a Dell XPS1530 lappy that has a broadcom bcm4328 wireless adapter. I tried installing kismet on it so I can scan for wireless network in range. I configured it with the source driver as bcm43xx in kismet.conf and complained that the driver didn't support monitor mode. It uses the proprietary 'wl' kernel module to operate but kismet can't use the 'wl' module and it says the same error. I tried unloding the wl and b44 modules and loding the b43 driver but then the adapter stoped working. I searched on the net a bit and found out that kisment doesn't work with the prorpietary drivers for that card.
I managed to get the older, weaker box on the net and running simply by plugging in the Belkin N-wireless adapter, discovering the Network Manager icon (this really should also be accessible from the system pull-down menu), left clicking to see all the local networks, selecting mine, and inputting the security key, and rebooting. Voila!)However, on the newer, more powerful box, the network Manager gives me nothing but "Wired connection" at every boot (there is no such connection), I created a wireless connection under the settings (accessed through create VPN settings), but the Manager sees no wireless networks. Reboot solves nothing Network Manager is not seeing anything, I suspect that the card although powered by the USB, is not being seen by the system.
I'm happily using OpenSuse 11.2/KDE on my laptop equipped with a Broadcom BCM4311 WLAN chip, but today, after a restart, WLAN ceased to work. I mean that Network Connection doesn't show anymore available WLANs. Two things that seem strange to me are that the
I have this problem with my wifi for 2 weeks now.It used to work great and after some updates the Network Manager keeps rejecting my wpa passwords. The wifi card is working (tested with other OS's) and the wifi light on my HP laptop is on. I have installed broadcom drivers.The problem is similar with this one here but changing from default kernel to desktop didn't work in my case. have already read through Getting your Wireless to work and Broadcom instructions
I recently bought Dell Studio 15 laptop, installed OpenSUSE11.2/64 in addition to Win7 64 bit. I am trying to connect it to my wireless network at home and at work, but without much luck.
1)Found out that Dell 1520 WLAN adapter has Broadcom 4353 chipset. 2)saw that b43-fwcutter installed 3)installed broadcom-wl and broadcom-wl-kmp-desktop
After that can see many wireless Access Points at home,selected one via NetworkManager (eth1), configured it (incl. security same as in Win7), it goes from Activating to Active, but I still can not connect - I mean, in the FireFox - "page not found"
I own an ASUS N61JV-X2 notebook PC. It has an Atheros Communication, Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter. 03:00.0 Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01) 03:00.0 0280: 168c:002b (rev 01) I cannot see any SSIDs including my home Verizon FiOS 802.11 G WPA2-AES-TKIP encrypted network. I went to Starbucks to try to connect to their free Wi-Fi and I could not make a connection. How do I solve this problem so that I can connect to a SSID of my choice and make a wireless connection while using GNOME 3?
I use openSUSE 11.3 with KDE 4.4 and I have a Belkin Share Wireless USB Adapter (F7D2101 v1) , I attached the adapter and rebooted the system, it does not work. Can someone help me configure?
I attached the adapter and the system says:
dmesg | tail [ 1184.799076] usb 1-1: USB disconnect, address 2 [ 2003.060031] usb 1-1: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 7 [ 2003.194525] usb 1-1: New USB device found, idVendor=050d, idProduct=845a [ 2003.194531] usb 1-1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3 [ 2003.194535] usb 1-1: Product: Connect Wireless USB Adapter
Following sticky Thread: Getting Your Wireless to Work - Everything seems okay through step VI, getting an IP address through DHCP. It appears that authorization is failing. Results from steps in sticky:
Note: This is a new installation of openSUSE on fresh (formatted) workstation
Step II What device? Hardware info from YAST - Wireless LANUSB2.0 WLAN (wlan0)Kernel Driver: zd1211rw lsusb reports "Bus 001 Device 002: ID 050d:705c Belkin Components F5D7050 Wireless G Adapter v4000 [Zydas ZD1211B]"
Step III External firmware? I downloaded the b43 packages, installed as normal and used etc/SysConfig editor to add b43 to modules loaded on boot.
dmesg|grep firmware [ 22.468807] zd1211rw 1-3:1.0: firmware version 4725 Ran the following check from another thread rfkill list all 0: phy0: Wireless LAN
I'm trying to install a Linksys WUSB600n dual-band USB wireless-N adapter onto a desktop system with opensuse 11.1 installed; this system will be migrating to a back porch with no cabling access, hence the wireless solution. Everything works fine under Windows XP, but on Linux, not so much. Hardware info is as follows; there is no "Wireless LAN" entry, but there is a USB entry:
I am currently running openSUSE 11.4 on my Toshiba A505 laptop. I'm not certain about the exact model number of the wireless adapter but I believe it's made by Realtek. It does not show up in my list of network connections in YaST so I assume I'll need a driver for it.
I'm new to openSUSE, and Linux in general. I have downloaded the following file from the D-Link site: dwa140_BETAdriver_1201.zip I've copied it to a dvd, and have placed the dvd in my openSUSE machine. I've made several attempts at installing this myself, but Linux has me a bit stumped.
I've been reading up on how to get the Broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g on my Dell Inspiron 1525 to work with OpenSUSE and I've tried everything, I've even re-installed the OS 3 times as I seemed to keep screwing something up. I've tried doing what it says in this thread Install Broadcom Drivers from Packman I thought I'd installed the write drivers with this code: Code: zypper in broadcom-wl broadcom-wl-kmp-default
For those of you that prefer open-source solutions, the b43 code to drive BCM432X 802.11n devices has just come to life. It can now scan and associate. Tests for throughput will come soon. These revisions to the driver will be in kernel 2.6.38, thus not in openSUSE until the next release after 11.4.
I have installed b43 with the install script and I can see all wireless networks fine, but NetworkManager just keeps asking me for the WPA passphrase, despite it being correct. I tried disabling WPA on the router, but then the connection hangs at "Configuring interface" instad. I also tried with ifup, but I'm not sure I configured everything correctly. I don't get any smarter from the NetworkManager logs, maybe someone else can decipher them? tail -50 when connection doesn't work:
Code: Apr 18 17:00:11 jan NetworkManager: <info> Activation (wlan0) Stage 2 of 5 (Device Configure) complete. Apr 18 17:00:11 jan NetworkManager: <info> Config: set interface ap_scan to 1
I have been trying to get my Broadcom BCM4328 to work properly on openSUSE 11.2 (kernel 188.8.131.52). Finally, after installing the wl kernel module, I managed to get it working when a run the following commands after a reboot:
Im making plans to buy a 15" Dell Inspiron notebook as it's currently the cheapest 15" notebook which is available in my country, and from what I have read, the Dell WiFi card used in the notebook is Broadcom based, and that Broadcom had recently released hybrid drivers for their cards. Now, after browsing through OpenSUSE's HCL [URL] it seems that a patch to the drivers is needed.how do you patch the driver? Do you just go to <extracted driver directory>/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c and just throw in this whole chunk of text anyway into the file, or is there something more to it?
From my lspci output I get Broadcom 4313 and 0x14e4:0x4727It appears that Broadcom supports this card with their Linux STA driverBroadcom.com - 802.11 Linux STA driver guess on that page mine is 4313 2.4 Ghz 0x14e40x4727 Dell 1501even though my notebook is Toshiba.Then they say that the driver is included with Fedora and Ubuntu but nothing about OpenSuse. Then they go on about compiling the driver myself. I'm pretty sure the modules required for compiling drivers are not available on a fresh install and without Internet connection.Is there an easier way to get the driver? Could someone knowledgeable make some .rpm that I can download on another machine and put on a USB stick? Or do I have to wait until Suse developers get to it?
Or could someone make wl.ko file they are talking about on Broadcome Readme? It looks fairly easy to install the driver, if I knew exactly what to disable/blacklist and what security module to load.Another thing I got from dmesg, not sure if it's of any help, was that for this card pci entry that goes like 07:00.0 there's "support D1 D2", then "#PME supported from D0 D3hot D3cold" then the next line "#PME disabled". I've searched this forum but the only time 4313 was mentioned when someone made a mistake with the model number
Well I see there is a lot of people which have problems with BCM4312 I read that topics but my problem kind of different..I installed 11.3 few day ago at my job. Everything was just fine...First of all I'm installed firmware
Code: install_bcm43xx_firmware Wireless worked fine...
today I installed Opensuse 11.3 on my new laptop, a Samsung R540. Initially I got my Logitech bluetooth mouse working because I hate the touch pad, then I got the wireless network working by upgrading the kernel with the broadcom-wl package at which point the Logitech bluetooth mouse stopped working. I am able to detect the mouse when I go to add new devices using the gnome-bluetooth applet but it times out when it tries to connect.
I've installed new drivers and when I go to connect the MAC address shows up on the router but only for a few seconds and then disappears and I can't access wifi. I've even attempted opening up the router and still can't connect.
I am having a problem while connecting to a D-Link Access Point with Multiple ESSID. It keeps saying activating but in the end nothing. I am using KnetworkManager & there is no Encryption on the Access Point.I am able to get connected with another machine using windows.Here is my hardware info:
0c:00.0 Network controller : Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01) Subsystem: Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN Mini-Card [1028:000c] Kernel driver in use: b43-pci-bridge & the logs: Feb 3 15:44:00 Shiraz-Suse kernel: [ 316.188245] wlan0: authenticate with f0:7d:68:17:e5:a4 (try 1) Feb 3 15:44:00 Shiraz-Suse kernel: [ 316.191262] wlan0: authenticated Feb 3 15:44:00 Shiraz-Suse kernel: [ 316.191501] wlan0: associate with f0:7d:68:17:e5:a4 (try 1) Feb 3 15:44:00 Shiraz-Suse kernel: [ 316.194008] wlan0: RX AssocResp from f0:7d:68:17:e5:a4 (capab=0x421 status=0 aid=1)