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Originally Posted by reed9 There are two drivers for broadcom linux cards, and they do not both support all the same cards. There is the open source b43 driver. This ...
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- 10-13-2009 #11
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- 10-13-2009 #14
I tried to install the default and here are the results.
jun@linux-t8wa:~> broadcom-wl-kmp-default-184.108.40.206_220.127.116.11_0.1-6.pm.9.2.i586.rpm bash: broadcom-wl-kmp-default-18.104.22.168_22.214.171.124_0.1-6.pm.9.2.i586.rpm: command not found jun@linux-t8wa:~> su - Password: linux-t8wa:~ # broadcom-wl-kmp-default-126.96.36.199_188.8.131.52_0.1-6.pm.9.2.i586.rpm -bash: broadcom-wl-kmp-default-184.108.40.206_220.127.116.11_0.1-6.pm.9.2.i586.rpm: command not found linux-t8wa:~ #
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A funny thing happened. I removed my laptop from the internet cable and brought in my room. When I restarted, I notice that the kernel has changed to
linux-t8wa:~ # uname -r 18.104.22.168-0.1-default linux-t8wa:~ #
linux-t8wa:~ # uname -r 22.214.171.124-9-default linux-t8wa:~ #
So noticing the change, I decided to go into SUSE for a while just to edit the grub because I have a way of arranging my OS list. And lo and behold, when I went into SUSE, my wireless started to work! I AM NOW USING IT! Unbelievable! This is the first time I did it in two pages in this forum. And also, I am very happy to be successful now. I hade really frustrating times when I tried this a few months ago. Now I can also enjoy SUSE.
Thank you for just being there with your encouragements and bits and pieces of wisdom!
- 10-13-2009 #18
- 10-13-2009 #19
I made a fresh reinstall just now and was able to make the wireless work. Here is what I did.
1) Online update by Yast
2) Patch Download and Installation
3) Restart for the new kernel
4) Executed the below
6) Wireless working