wpa and broadcom card
jjesse at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 13:53:32 BST 2009
On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 9:59 PM, chuck adams <chuck.adams.k7qo at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-10-19 at 22:39 -0300, Juan wrote:
> > 2009/10/19 Jonathan Jesse <jjesse at gmail.com>:
> > > updates today fixed my problems, will let yo uknow if I continue to
> > > problems.
> > >
> > > Thanks guys :)
> > Hi guys, I'm gonna install and test. Thanks if the problem is solved!.
> > Juan
> I installed todays ubuntu karmic-netbook-remix-i386 iso and created
> bootable USB memory. Installed into a lenovo s10 netbook.
> No detection of broadcom bcm4312 card.
> Use an Airlink101 atheros based USB wifi to connect to Internet.
> Used synaptic package manager to download and install
> bcmwl-kernel-source. Rebooted system and removed the Airlink USB
> Still no Broadcom seen on the upper task bar wifi icon.
> Checked using hardware driver tools and it shows Broadcom
> card drivers as active.
> lsmod | grep wl
> lib80211 # 0 lib80211_crypt_tkip,wl
> I am using a linsys/cisco router with WPA/WPA2 enabled,
> so is that a problem. With the Airlink it requested the
> password phrase and everything was up and running.
> I'm able to use the USB connection, but I'd prefer to use
> the internal wifi hardware, if possible.
> Let me know if I need to run some more tests to help.
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I know the first time I rebooted after enabling the Broadcom card it showed
it was activated but not configured. rebooting a second time gave me no
problems with wifi
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