To find out your current kernel use the command: The BCM broadcom wireless card is compatible with the open source brcm driver directly included in the standard kernel or the proprietary broadcom-wl driver that can be installed from the Additional Drivers in Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper. If so, which one s specifically? RondomMC 13 1 6.

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So, stock kernels shipped with EL 7.

Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver.

I don’t know if this is really necessary in order to make the steps below work. Markus 56 1 1 3. Install the bfwcutter package.

I also had a lot of problems to get it to work in a normal, reliable way. It’s bcm43113 as a personal experience currently.


To get the available linux-headersrun: After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. Try the solution here. Broadcom chip intermittent problems This driver module, in author’s experience, is sometimes known to require multiple reboots to make the WiFi work.

Broadcom BCM4313, BCM43224, BCM43225 devices (brcmsmac, brcm80211)

Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package.

To unload and blacklist: Here is how I finally did solve my problems. I read about the BCM troubles and tried https: In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: Did this problem not occur in a previous release? Before resolving my wifi problems I first installed all updates including the 3. Trying to associate with This page is currently maintained by: Compiling the Broadcom driver lihux specifics required for EL7 Step 4a: Using Windows’ binary drivers: The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself.


The cards appears to have associated to the AP, but shows poor signal quality even though you’re in the same room with the AP. Anyone out there having an Asus PX?

HowTos/Laptops/Wireless/Broadcom – CentOS Wiki

Depending on EL7 point release or better yet, the kernel version you’re runningsub-set of sed replacements to apply will differ. To answer your problem, I have used the steps provided in this forums thread. Broadcom chip intermittent problems. The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release.

See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: For more info, please refer to ELRepo kmod-wl page. Now, with the current driver version 6. Update the list of available packages: P — Dec 19

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