UBUNTU: Wireless woes Help is needed

Darren VanBuren onekopaka at gmail.com
Sun May 31 16:47:46 BST 2009


So this only happens with networks that use WPA?

Darren VanBuren
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On May 31, 2009, at 7:44, shawn6913 at comcast.net wrote:

> Hi Darren,
> Jaunty does come with a Broadcom ticateSTA driver. It is just  
> atrange. Like I said I can see wireless networks but cannot connect  
> to my own using WPA.
> One interesting thing is that before the latest reload, I tried wicd  
> which shows a bit more information. It was failing while trieing to  
> authenticate.
>
> Stan
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Darren VanBuren
> To: shawn6913 at comcast.net
> Cc: ubuntu-us-wa at lists.ubuntu.com
> Sent: Sun, 31 May 2009 04:58:07 +0000 (UTC)
> Subject: Re: UBUNTU: Wireless woes Help is needed
>
> Them pesky Broadcom cards. You'll have to use a restricted driver
> unfortunately. Should be under System > Administartion in the GNOME
> Panel. I have a Broadcom 4311 in my laptop, and using the restricted
> driver worked for me. But that was pre-jaunty, so it may or may not
> solve your problem.
>
> Darren L. VanBuren
> =====================
> http://oks.tumblr.com/
>
>
>
> On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 21:53,   wrote:
> > Good Evening Ubuntu Gurus,
> > I am farly new to Ubuntu I just received a Dell mini 12 that was  
> loaded with
> > windows.  With only 1gb or ram performance was sluggish. Knowing  
> ubuntu was
> > the answer I loaded 9.04 should help.
> > Everything seemed to work well and loaded all updates, rebooted and
> > unplugged the hard wire.
> > No matter what I have tried does not work. I can see many networks,
> > attempted to connect to my own using wpa-psk using tkip. The  
> wireless
> > activity just keeps going and after a while prompts me for a  
> password
> > Here is shot of my lspci
> > 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH  
> Poulsbo)
> > (rev 07)
> > 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation System  
> Controller Hub
> > (SCH Poulsbo) Graphics Controller (rev 07)
> > 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH  
> Poulsbo)
> > HD Audio Controller (rev 07)
> > 00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH  
> Poulsbo)
> > PCI Express Port 1 (rev 07)
> > 00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH  
> Poulsbo)
> > PCI Express Port 2 (rev 07)
> > 00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH
> > Poulsbo) USB UHCI #1 (rev 07)
> > 00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH
> > Poulsbo) USB UHCI #2 (rev 07)
> > 00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH
> > Poulsbo) USB UHCI #3 (rev 07)
> > 00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH
> > Poulsbo) USB EHCI #1 (rev 07)
> > 00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH  
> Poulsbo)
> > LPC Bridge (rev 07)
> > 00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub  
> (SCH Poulsbo)
> > IDE Controller (rev 07)
> > 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
> > RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (rev 02)
> > 03:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g  
> (rev 01)
> >
> > Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> >
> > Cheers
> > Stan
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