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I am trying 2 hours to resolve this problem! I would buy brroadcom a coffee AND a double chocolate muffin if i could! However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: Compiling the Broadcom driver module specifics required for EL7 Step 4a: In fact, my PCI.

In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: On this page I would select the ,inux architecture 32 or 64 but would also need to download the 3 package dependencies mentioned on that page as seen in the following image:.

Like I stated I am new to Slackware.

Installing kernel packages is rarely a risky thing because you can usually just fall back to an old one using the grub boot screen.

So what you will need after this search is: Lots of people see “Broadcom” and jump on this but it’s not compatible with the which is newer. Now go to the last Tab in there that mentions IPv6 Settings.


Due to an excessively restrictive license accompanying this Broadcom driver, the ELRepo repository developers have refrained from supplying it via an rpm package – hence this manual was created with the purpose of providing a single comprehensive driver installation manual.

After successful setup of the driver, users new to wireless often report problems like “Error for wireless request “Set Encode” 8B2A: June 18, at 5: I had to undo the extra steps of editing the blacklist file.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Thank you for your interest in this question. October 2, at 5: I enabled the ATI Raedon driver first then the Broadcom driver this lead to the errors mentioned above.

If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply.

I found the light wouldn’t come on when I switched it to the op position.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s. As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. ID does not actually correspond. Help answer threads with 0 replies. To test the driver and remove the need for a computer restart use: I removed the cycled battery and hit the power-button 20 long and short presses to reset the BIOS.


You may need to install synaptic or your favorite package manager. Logic they tell me computers operate using logic would seem to dictate that the firmware would have to be stripped and then the new firmware added. After you find in the list below the correct package we then proceed with the installation.

The BCM driver needed this step and the jockey self-configuration omitted it for some reason. We actually ended up trying the last command: Remember to have a clean system before installing it: Good lord, I was about to toss Linux again for driver issues, finally everything is working.

WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki

Assuming you used the PCI. I was about to call it bcm43111 on that project. I was about to compile the driver with the source from broadcom.