Ah, finally got some joy out of the fwcutter project in Fedora 8 gnome. Or why ifconfig doesn’t even list my wireless device, but the network manager does? Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Optional parameters for the driver can be supplied as command line arguments to the insmod command.

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I’m sick of trying to hack their junk, and kinda need to get wireless on a Dell Inspiron fast.

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Enables or disables autonegotiation. Or why ifconfig doesn’t even list my wireless device, but the network manager does? The driver has been tested up to kernel version 2. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

Linux – Networking This forum is for any issue related to networks or networking. Find More Posts by klauswunderlich. If you’d like bbcm5700 contribute content, let us know. Broadcom NIC bcm on 2.

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The list of adapters only offer one Broadcom adapter the “Tigon3” which isn’t mine. I know I have it right; I have another computer that I’m typing on right now that I can check it on. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.


All times are GMT Selects the line speed of the link. Broadcom bcm driver Has anyone successfully built a working driver based on broadcom’s code for a 2. Or a card based on a bcm chip? Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. The valid values are: The driver will be installed in the following path:. Use ifconfig to bring down all eth interfaces used by tg3 and do the following to unload gcm5700 tg3 driver: The time now is Anything is fair game.

I think I should add a little more information for anyone to be able to help me: Having a problem logging in? If compiling the driver for a SuSE Linux kernel and errors are reported, follow the debkan guidelines below to rebuild the bmc5700 source tree: Sorry, but can you clarify – Are you trying to get a card based on bcmm5700 bcm chip to work?

Trouble is, I’m trying to do this with suse – would the kernel module be around somewhere ubuntu-related for me to just pick it up that way? By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.


Now if only I could figure out why when I try to connect to the bit hex WEP network in question with the correct key, the network manager icon churns over a few times, and then asks me for the key again. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Note that the –force option is needed if installing on Red Hat 7. Apparently on Ubuntu this broadcom chip the chip works right works right out of the box?

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Identical source files to build the driver are included in both packages. Note that Mbps must be negotiated for copper twisted pair links. BB code is On.