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hi there, i'm new to linux (ubuntu 10.04 desktop). wifi doesn't work at all, i think it's because of a lacking driver? any help is appreciated, thanks! i created the ...
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    HP ProBook 4515s wifi driver


    hi there, i'm new to linux (ubuntu 10.04 desktop).
    wifi doesn't work at all, i think it's because of a lacking driver?

    any help is appreciated, thanks!

    i created the Wireless_Setup.txt:

    Code:
     00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780 Host Bridge [1022:9600]
    00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780 PCI to PCI bridge (int gfx) [1022:9602]
    	Kernel modules: shpchp
    00:04.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780 PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 0) [1022:9604]
    	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
    	Kernel modules: shpchp
    00:07.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780 PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 3) [1022:9607]
    	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
    	Kernel modules: shpchp
    00:09.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780 PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 4) [1022:9608]
    	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
    	Kernel modules: shpchp
    00:11.0 SATA controller [0106]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 SATA Controller [AHCI mode] [1002:4391]
    	Kernel driver in use: ahci
    	Kernel modules: ahci
    00:12.0 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 USB OHCI0 Controller [1002:4397]
    	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
    00:12.1 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700 USB OHCI1 Controller [1002:4398]
    	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
    00:12.2 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 USB EHCI Controller [1002:4396]
    	Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
    00:13.0 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 USB OHCI0 Controller [1002:4397]
    	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
    00:13.1 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700 USB OHCI1 Controller [1002:4398]
    	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
    00:13.2 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 USB EHCI Controller [1002:4396]
    	Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
    00:14.0 SMBus [0c05]: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 SMBus Controller [1002:4385] (rev 3a)
    	Kernel driver in use: piix4_smbus
    	Kernel modules: i2c-piix4
    00:14.2 Audio device [0403]: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA) [1002:4383]
    	Kernel driver in use: HDA Intel
    	Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel
    00:14.3 ISA bridge [0601]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 LPC host controller [1002:439d]
    00:14.4 PCI bridge [0604]: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 PCI to PCI Bridge [1002:4384]
    00:14.5 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 USB OHCI2 Controller [1002:4399]
    	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
    00:18.0 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Mobile K10 [Turion X2, Athlon X2, Sempron] HyperTransport Configuration [1022:1300] (rev 40)
    00:18.1 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 11h [Turion X2, Athlon X2, Sempron] Address Map [1022:1301]
    00:18.2 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Mobile K10 [Turion X2, Athlon X2, Sempron] DRAM Controller [1022:1302]
    	Kernel modules: amd64_edac_mod
    00:18.3 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Mobile K10 [Turion X2, Athlon X2, Sempron] Miscellaneous Control [1022:1303]
    00:18.4 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Mobile K10 [Turion X2, Athlon X2, Sempron] Link Control [1022:1304]
    01:05.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: ATI Technologies Inc RS780M/RS780MN [Radeon HD 3200 Graphics] [1002:9612]
    	Kernel driver in use: radeon
    	Kernel modules: radeon
    01:05.1 Audio device [0403]: ATI Technologies Inc RS780 Azalia controller [1002:960f]
    	Kernel driver in use: HDA Intel
    	Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel
    02:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Device [11ab:436c] (rev 10)
    	Kernel driver in use: sky2
    	Kernel modules: sky2
    06:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g [14e4:4315] (rev 01)
    	Kernel driver in use: b43-pci-bridge
    	Kernel modules: ssb
    Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 004 Device 002: ID 046d:c050 Logitech, Inc. RX 250 Optical Mouse
    Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 002 Device 002: ID 04f2:b159 Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd 
    Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 001 Device 002: ID 03f0:4307 Hewlett-Packard 
    Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Module                  Size  Used by
    nls_iso8859_1           4633  2 
    nls_cp437               6351  2 
    vfat                   10802  2 
    fat                    55350  1 vfat
    binfmt_misc             7960  1 
    ppdev                   6375  0 
    snd_hda_codec_atihdmi     3023  1 
    snd_hda_codec_analog    78702  1 
    fbcon                  39270  71 
    tileblit                2487  1 fbcon
    font                    8053  1 fbcon
    bitblit                 5811  1 fbcon
    softcursor              1565  1 bitblit
    vga16fb                12757  0 
    vgastate                9857  1 vga16fb
    snd_hda_intel          25645  2 
    snd_pcm_oss            41394  0 
    snd_hda_codec          85727  3 snd_hda_codec_atihdmi,snd_hda_codec_analog,snd_hda_intel
    snd_hwdep               6924  1 snd_hda_codec
    snd_mixer_oss          16299  1 snd_pcm_oss
    snd_seq_dummy           1782  0 
    snd_pcm                87850  3 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss,snd_hda_codec
    snd_seq_oss            31219  0 
    snd_seq_midi            5829  0 
    arc4                    1473  2 
    snd_rawmidi            23388  1 snd_seq_midi
    snd_seq_midi_event      7267  2 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi
    snd_seq                57417  6 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
    radeon                739595  3 
    snd_timer              23553  2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
    ttm                    60815  1 radeon
    snd_seq_device          6824  5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
    drm_kms_helper         30742  1 radeon
    b43                   174953  0 
    joydev                 11072  0 
    snd                    70978  16 snd_hda_codec_analog,snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss,snd_hda_codec,snd_hwdep,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_seq_oss,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
    drm                   198770  5 radeon,ttm,drm_kms_helper
    i2c_algo_bit            6024  1 radeon
    mac80211              238128  1 b43
    uvcvideo               62403  0 
    videodev               40486  1 uvcvideo
    v4l1_compat            15495  2 uvcvideo,videodev
    v4l2_compat_ioctl32    12020  1 videodev
    edac_core              45423  0 
    edac_mce_amd            9214  0 
    psmouse                64608  0 
    serio_raw               4918  0 
    i2c_piix4               9639  0 
    soundcore               8052  1 snd
    snd_page_alloc          8500  2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
    cfg80211              148386  2 b43,mac80211
    shpchp                 33679  0 
    video                  20623  0 
    output                  2503  1 video
    hp_accel               12168  0 
    lis3lv02d               7583  1 hp_accel
    input_polldev           3106  1 lis3lv02d
    led_class               3732  2 b43,hp_accel
    lp                      9336  0 
    parport                37160  2 ppdev,lp
    usbhid                 40988  0 
    hid                    83376  1 usbhid
    ahci                   37646  2 
    ssb                    43517  1 b43
    sky2                   48803  0 
    usb_storage            49833  1 
    [   15.918479] platform radeon_cp.0: firmware: requesting radeon/RS780_pfp.bin
    [   15.931339] platform radeon_cp.0: firmware: requesting radeon/RS780_me.bin
    [   15.942833] platform radeon_cp.0: firmware: requesting radeon/R600_rlc.bin
    [   17.950183] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/ucode15.fw
    [   17.958509] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43-open/ucode15.fw
    [   17.966178] b43-phy0 ERROR: You must go to /en/users/Drivers/b43#devicefirmware and download the correct firmware for this driver version. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.
    [   18.040141] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/ucode15.fw
    [   18.042430] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43-open/ucode15.fw
    [   18.046728] b43-phy0 ERROR: You must go to 
    /b43#devicefirmware and download the correct firmware for this driver version. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.
    2.6.32-21-generic
    eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  Hardware Adresse 00:26:55:b9:15:a1  
              UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metrik:1
              RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
              TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
              Kollisionen:0 Sendewarteschlangenlänge:1000 
              RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)
              Interrupt:16 
    
    lo        Link encap:Lokale Schleife  
              inet Adresse:127.0.0.1  Maske:255.0.0.0
              inet6-Adresse: ::1/128 Gültigkeitsbereich:Maschine
              UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metrik:1
              RX packets:228 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
              TX packets:228 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
              Kollisionen:0 Sendewarteschlangenlänge:0 
              RX bytes:17816 (17.8 KB)  TX bytes:17816 (17.8 KB)
    
    wlan0     IEEE 802.11bg  ESSID:off/any  
              Mode:Managed  Access Point: Not-Associated   Tx-Power=0 dBm   
              Retry  long limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
              Power Management:off

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    If you have a wired connection, to install the driver do
    Code:
    sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Wi...Driver/bcm43xx

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    thank you! after plugging in the lan cable, the wifi driver was installed.

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