broadcom wireless

Derek Broughton news at
Sun May 4 19:54:34 UTC 2008

Curtis Vaughan wrote:

> I have been struggling 2 days now to get a broadcome wireless card to
> work on an HP DV6000 under Ubuntu 8.04. I've found tons of pages with
> people getting it to work. But everything I've tried doesn't work. The
> interesting thing is I went to the Ubuntu Help Wifi Docs and they say
> that the driver is included in 8.04 and that a manual config is not
> required. That it is all controlled through the nm-applet. But I have not
> been able to get the card up at all.
> Any ideas?

I just use ndiswrapper (same, or at least very similar machine).  The
Broadcom driver did _seem_ to work most of the time, but it didn't seem

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