[Bug 36791] Wireless adapter Broadcom 4306 does not activate
mattnash at intrex.net
Tue Mar 28 18:51:04 UTC 2006
Public bug report changed:
This reply should have come in first, sorry:
Thanks very much for your help. I think it is working now. In any case
'iwlist eth0 scan' returns the proper response, and the iwconfig results
are more promising looking. Unfortunately the one access point I can
detect here at work has a hidden essid and I can't properly test it, but
I will be able to once I get home.
The link to the bcm firmware given in the HOWTO doesn't seem to work --
ubuntu.cafego.net doesn't exist. However I was able to use the .sys
file supplied by HP in their Windows drivers, along with fwcutter as
instructed. Is that acceptable, or should I use a different firmware file?
Interestingly, iwconfig claims a 54Mb/s bit rate. Is this just an
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