Wireless and the BCM43xx driver

Jon Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 10:03:32 UTC 2008


im surpised hardy didnt automatically detect the restricted driver and asked
u which ones to enable. for me it does on my old laptop even my restricted
video card driver

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> Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 20:55:05 +0200
> From: Jonathan Patrick Davies <jpatrick at kubuntu.org>
> Subject: Re: OT - Tux goes on holiday!
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> On Tuesday 01 April 2008 10:27:55 David Fletcher wrote:
> > Anybody who's not yet seen the BBC news item from this morning needs
> > to watch it. It's outstanding.
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> April Fools' Special? I knew moving away from England would have its
> disadvantages.
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> Maybe it's on YouTube by now?
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> From: "Girard Henri" <girardhenri at free.fr>
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> I just installed kde4 hardy and was very suprised with the ugly decoration
> !
> Is there a way of taking it away ?
> it looks like white ribbons ?
> I don't understand why kde4 is such horrible ?
>
>
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> Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 22:04:46 +0200
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> On Tuesday 01 April 2008 21:47:07 Girard Henri wrote:
> > I just installed kde4 hardy and was very suprised with the ugly
> decoration
> > ! Is there a way of taking it away ?
> > it looks like white ribbons ?
> > I don't understand why kde4 is such horrible ?
>
> This is the brand-new artwork for Hardy.
>
> See https://wiki.kubuntu.org/HippyHorse/Omega/Kubuntu for all information
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> From: David Fletcher <kubuntu-users at thefletchers.net>
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> On Tuesday 01 Apr 2008, Jonathan Patrick Davies wrote:
> > On Tuesday 01 April 2008 10:27:55 David Fletcher wrote:
> > > Anybody who's not yet seen the BBC news item from this morning needs
> > > to watch it. It's outstanding.
> >
> > April Fools' Special? I knew moving away from England would have its
> > disadvantages.
> >
> > Maybe it's on YouTube by now?
> >
>
> It's been on there since this morning.
>
> Just look for BBC penguins and you'll find it.
>
> Dave
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> ----- Original Message -----
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> Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2008 11:47 AM
> Subject: very strange kde4
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>
> >I just installed kde4 hardy and was very suprised with the ugly
> decoration
> >!
> > Is there a way of taking it away ?
> > it looks like white ribbons ?
> > I don't understand why kde4 is such horrible ?
>
> I got so fed up with Linux alltogether after 12 years I installed XP! I'm
> actually writing this from XP.
>
>
>
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> Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2008 00:36:06 +0100
> From: Terence Simpson <stdin at stdin.me.uk>
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> David McGlone wrote:
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> > From: "Girard Henri" <girardhenri at free.fr>
> > To: "Kubuntu Help and User Discussions" <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2008 11:47 AM
> > Subject: very strange kde4
> >
> >
> >
> >> I just installed kde4 hardy and was very suprised with the ugly
> decoration
> >> !
> >> Is there a way of taking it away ?
> >> it looks like white ribbons ?
> >> I don't understand why kde4 is such horrible ?
> >>
> >
> > I got so fed up with Linux alltogether after 12 years I installed XP!
> I'm
> > actually writing this from XP.
> >
> >
> >
> +1 vote for the "Most Useless Reply to a Thread" award 2008
>
>
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> Message: 7
> Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 20:29:39 -0400
> From: "Bill" <bmachia at wjm1a.com>
> Subject: Wireless and the BCM43xx driver
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> I've been trying to work my way through wireless networking Hardy (beta),
> and I think I'm getting closer to my problem, but need a little help on
> how
> to remove a bcm43xx driver.
>
>
>
> To begin;
>
> After installing Hardy, like a lot of folks, I lost Wireless networking.
> In
> my case eth1 disappeared completely under ifconfig.
>
>
>
> Next, I found that 'lshw -class network' responded with;
>
> *-network
>
> description: Ethernet interface
>
> product: 82801CAM (ICH3) PRO/100 VE (LOM) Ethernet Controller
>
> vendor: Intel Corporation
>
> physical id: 8
>
> bus info: pci at 0000:02:08.0
>
> logical name: eth0
>
> version: 42
>
> serial: 00:d0:59:d8:8e:21
>
> size: 100MB/s
>
> capacity: 100MB/s
>
> width: 32 bits
>
> clock: 33MHz
>
> capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd
> 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
>
> configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=e100
> driverversion=3.5.23-k4-NAPI duplex=full firmware=N/A ip=192.168.2.10
> latency=66 link=yes maxlatency=56 mingnt=8 module=e100 multicast=yes
> port=MII speed=100MB/s
>
> *-network UNCLAIMED
>
> description: Network controller
>
> product: BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller
>
> vendor: Broadcom Corporation
>
> physical id: 1
>
> bus info: pci at 0000:07:00.0
>
> version: 02
>
> width: 32 bits
>
> clock: 33MHz
>
> configuration: latency=0
>
>
>
> I'm not concern with eth0, it's my wired connected that is allowing me to
> send this message.
>
>
>
> But its BCM4318, under *-network UNCLAIMED that has me confused.
>
> I've removed it from ndiswrapper
>
> I've even removed ndiswrapper with the Synaptic Package Manager
>
> Ive added a blacklist line under /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist and rebooted
>
> It's still there....
>
>
>
> My goal is to go wireless with b43-fwcutter. I just can't seem to get
> there
> easily. Any thoughts?
>
> I'm almost at the point of wiping the HD and starting with a clean
> install,
> but I really feel that would be giving in and taking the easy way out.
>
>
>
>
>
> Bill
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