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Fedora 11 doesn't see my wireless. Dell 1525 w/ wireless 1395 mini card. I ran the file to show what I have. I see it's a broadcom but how, or ...
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    [SOLVED] Wireless help needed


    Fedora 11 doesn't see my wireless. Dell 1525 w/ wireless 1395 mini card. I ran the file to show what I have. I see it's a broadcom but how, or what file, do I make the connection. trying it running off the cd first too.
    Thanks Ikester2

    "============ lspci ============
    00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller Hub [8086:2a00] (rev 0c)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: agpgart-intel
    00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2a02] (rev 0c)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: i915
    Kernel modules: i915
    00:02.1 Display controller [0380]: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2a03] (rev 0c)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    00:1a.0 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 [8086:2834] (rev 02)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
    00:1a.1 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5 [8086:2835] (rev 02)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
    00:1a.7 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2 [8086:283a] (rev 02)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
    00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller [8086:284b] (rev 02)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: HDA Intel
    Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel
    00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 1 [8086:283f] (rev 02)
    Kernel driver in use: pcieport-driver
    00:1c.1 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 2 [8086:2841] (rev 02)
    Kernel driver in use: pcieport-driver
    00:1c.4 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 5 [8086:2847] (rev 02)
    Kernel driver in use: pcieport-driver
    00:1d.0 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 [8086:2830] (rev 02)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
    00:1d.1 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 [8086:2831] (rev 02)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
    00:1d.2 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 [8086:2832] (rev 02)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
    00:1d.7 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 [8086:2836] (rev 02)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
    00:1e.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge [8086:2448] (rev f2)
    00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation 82801HEM (ICH8M) LPC Interface Controller [8086:2815] (rev 02)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel modules: iTCO_wdt
    00:1f.1 IDE interface [0101]: Intel Corporation 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) IDE Controller [8086:2850] (rev 02)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: ata_piix
    00:1f.2 SATA controller [0106]: Intel Corporation 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) SATA AHCI Controller [8086:2829] (rev 02)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: ahci
    00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) SMBus Controller [8086:283e] (rev 02)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: i801_smbus
    Kernel modules: i2c-i801
    02:09.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394) [0c00]: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller [1180:0832] (rev 05)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: firewire_ohci
    Kernel modules: firewire-ohci
    02:09.1 SD Host controller [0805]: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter [1180:0822] (rev 22)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: sdhci-pci
    Kernel modules: sdhci-pci
    02:09.2 System peripheral [0880]: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter [1180:0592] (rev 12)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    02:09.3 System peripheral [0880]: Ricoh Co Ltd xD-Picture Card Controller [1180:0852] (rev 12)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    09:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8040 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller [11ab:4354] (rev 12)
    Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:022f]
    Kernel driver in use: sky2
    Kernel modules: sky2
    0b:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g [14e4:4315] (rev 01)
    Subsystem: Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN Mini-Card [1028:000b]

    ============ lsusb ============
    Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 001 Device 002: ID 05a9:2640 OmniVision Technologies, Inc. OV2640 Webcam
    Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

    ============ lsmod ============
    Module Size Used by
    fuse 49748 2
    sco 9356 2
    bridge 41488 0
    stp 1944 1 bridge
    llc 4780 2 bridge,stp
    bnep 10888 2
    l2cap 18884 3 bnep
    bluetooth 44776 5 sco,bnep,l2cap
    sunrpc 152364 1
    ip6t_REJECT 3160 2
    nf_conntrack_ipv6 11368 2
    ip6table_filter 3136 1
    ip6_tables 10728 1 ip6table_filter
    ipv6 232324 22 ip6t_REJECT,nf_conntrack_ipv6
    p4_clockmod 4208 0
    dm_multipath 13512 0
    uinput 6496 0
    snd_hda_codec_idt 50560 1
    snd_hda_codec_intelhdmi 11984 1
    snd_hda_intel 23920 2
    snd_hda_codec 54264 3 snd_hda_codec_idt,snd_hda_codec_intelhdmi,snd_hda_ intel
    snd_hwdep 6580 1 snd_hda_codec
    snd_pcm 62520 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec
    snd_timer 17896 1 snd_pcm
    uvcvideo 49752 0
    snd 49044 11 snd_hda_codec_idt,snd_hda_codec_intelhdmi,snd_hda_ intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_hwdep,snd_pcm,snd_timer
    soundcore 5404 1 snd
    videodev 32216 1 uvcvideo
    snd_page_alloc 7572 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
    v4l1_compat 11560 2 uvcvideo,videodev
    i2c_i801 8056 0
    sky2 39584 0
    iTCO_wdt 10448 0
    dell_laptop 3304 0
    pcspkr 2156 0
    serio_raw 4852 0
    iTCO_vendor_support 2736 1 iTCO_wdt
    dcdbas 6776 1 dell_laptop
    joydev 8972 0
    wmi 5868 0
    squashfs 19472 2
    pata_acpi 3668 0
    ata_generic 4312 0
    sdhci_pci 6388 0
    sdhci 14112 1 sdhci_pci
    mmc_core 41536 1 sdhci
    firewire_ohci 19116 0
    firewire_core 36492 1 firewire_ohci
    crc_itu_t 1580 1 firewire_core
    i915 144488 2
    drm 166212 2 i915
    i2c_algo_bit 4836 1 i915
    i2c_core 18056 4 i2c_i801,i915,drm,i2c_algo_bit
    video 17360 1 i915
    output 2364 1 video

    ============ dmesg-firmware ============

    ============ kernel version ============
    2.6.29.4-167.fc11.i586

    ============ ifconfig ============
    eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1D:09:47:BC:30
    inet addr:192.168.0.8 Bcast:192.168.0.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
    inet6 addr: fe80::21d:9ff:fe47:bc30/64 Scope:Link
    UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
    RX packets:1870 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:2119 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
    RX bytes:1222586 (1.1 MiB) TX bytes:341218 (333.2 KiB)
    Interrupt:16

    lo Link encap:Local Loopback
    inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
    inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
    UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
    RX packets:28 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:28 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
    RX bytes:1760 (1.7 KiB) TX bytes:1760 (1.7 KiB)


    ============ iwconfig ============

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    Howdy. You need the broadcom wl driver. It's not open source, so Fedora doesn't include it by default.

    Here's a guide to get it.
    Broadcom Linux STA Driver — Fedora Unity Project

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