[CoLoCo] Broadcom Wireless Issues

Lee Pepper lee at wyocode.com
Mon Oct 29 20:40:50 GMT 2007

Whats the wireless look like in the dorm..

good way to check is $ iwlist scan

and if you want to attach a file to this you can do a $ iwlist scan >

I am wondering if they have to many access points on the same channels like
they do here at the University of Wyoming.

VR Lee

On 10/29/07, David Overcash <funnylookinhat at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Guys,
> Good news!  I recently installed Ubuntu (7.10) on two computers for people
> in my dorm and they're loving it!  I've had one issue though...
> One of the computer (gateway mx4266 or something like that) uses broadcom
> wireless and while I have the driver installed and can connect to the
> internet, it most of the time just drops out randomly and I have to restart
> the computer 3 or 4 times before it will work with the school's wireless
> internet again.  Have any of you had any issues with Broadcom chipsets and
> their connection dropping?
> Thanks,
> David
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