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my only problem is my wifi is no longer operational since i flipped the laptop from gates xp pro to penguin poweeeeeeeeeeeeer (ubuntu). i found out that its a very ...
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- 08-16-2009 #1
Banging Head Due to 4306 Wireless
lo no wireless extentions.
eth0 no wireless extensions.
wmaster0 no wireless extensions.
wlan IEEE 802.11b/g ESSID:""
Mode: Managed Frequecy: 2.412 Ghz Access Point: Not -Associated
Retry min Limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr: 2352 B
Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 invalid misc:0 missed beacon:0
pan0 no wireless extensions.
lo interface doesnt support scanning.
eth0 interface doesnt support scanning.
wmaster0 interface doesnt support scanning.
wlan0 interface doesnt support scanning: Network is down
pan0 interface doesnt support scanning.
what should i be doing? am i in the right track ohhh master?
fyi my laptop is an HP ZE4900 intel celeron m that had xp on it.
card: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g wireless lan controller (rev 3)
this has always worked like a dream but as i got ubuntu on it didnt come back up again. i have verizon around the house thats wifi. so no cables running its wep/wpa connection i believe.
truly sorry to bombard you like this but i, who is a little grasshopper shall learn and become a master penguin............but first me need wifi.
- 08-16-2009 #2
- Join Date
- Jul 2004
Hi, and welcome to Linux Forums.
I moved your post to a thread of it's own. It is against the Forum Rules to use another members thread for your help request. Please read the rules.
To make absolutely sure what I am working with, I would like you to post more detailed information. Read through the post linked to below, and provide the information that it descibes how to find.
Wireless Setup - Start Here
You most likely need firmware installed. The easiest way is to install it from Ubuntu repositories. You will need a wired internet connection to do this.Please do not send Private Messages to me with requests for help. I will not reply.
- 08-16-2009 #3
- 08-16-2009 #4
- Join Date
- Jul 2004
There actually is a firmware deb package that can downloaded and manually installed. I was waiting for the detailed info to confirm that this is what is needed.
http://au.ubuntu.cafuego.net/pool/ja...fuego1_all.debPlease do not send Private Messages to me with requests for help. I will not reply.