Not detecting WiFi wlan on laptop??

Derek Broughton news at
Tue Jun 17 00:33:43 UTC 2008

Pastor JW wrote:

> On Sunday 15 June 2008 09:59:35 pm jpfitz at wrote:
>> Installed on laptop, but did not find my wlan/WiFi, or load support
>> drivers? lspci detected as:? "Broadcom Corp BCM94311MCG wlan mini-PCI rev
>> 02"
>> How do I load support for this hardware?? How do I make it always load at
>> boot?
> There is a kernel update (2.6.24-19) which I think is supposed to address
> the
> Broadcom problems.   I have never had a Broadcom card so can not help
> much. I have looked around some and there are things to do but IF this
> kernel
> works, ...we may not have to do a work around!  OTOH when I updated to
> 2.6.24-17 my wireless and sound stopped working so I had to revert to
> 2.6.24-16  while booting till 2.6.24-18 came out.  

Yeah, -17 wouldn't even boot for me.  -18 does, but my BCM94311MCG doesn't
work under ndiswrapper or b43, so I'm still using 2.6.22.  I will try the
new one.

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