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  1. #1
    Linux Guru jmadero's Avatar
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    Jul 2007

    b43 on live distro

    Hey All,

    I finally figured out what files and commands to run to not have to have wireless first (with the deb and then the drivers) but it requires a when I use a live cd I can't use it because I reboot and the RAM is cleared which has the installed drivers and such.

    Is there a way to get it working without the "required reboot"?
    Bodhi 1.3 & Bodhi 1.4 using E17
    Dell Studio 17, Intel Graphics card, 4 gigs of RAM, E17

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    You should be able to get it to work by removing and reloading the b43 module. This is assuming that the firmware files are installed first.

    sudo modprobe -r b43
    sudo modprobe b43
    If you are not using Ubuntu, you may need to use the su command, instead of sudo, to gain root privileges.
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