broadcom problem

G. pegngaryubuntu at
Thu Aug 26 15:47:31 UTC 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 10:42 AM, G. <pegngaryubuntu at> wrote:
> My mini 10 Dell as a Broadcom 43x driver.  It has been working great.
> All of a sudden I can not connect to the various routers within reach
> until I logged in as a different user.  I had been playing with
> special effects/compiz and the computer crashed twice and then this
> problem occurred.
> I can not do sudo as" 'guest' is not in the sudoers file."
> Any suggestions?
> thanks
> gary

I changed permissions and here is an output

guest at garymini:~$ sudo lshw -C network
[sudo] password for guest:
       description: Wireless interface
       product: BCM4312 802.11b/g
       vendor: Broadcom Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci at 0000:03:00.0
       logical name: eth1
       version: 01
       serial: 00:25:56:21:3c:83
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet
physical wireless
       configuration: broadcast=yes driver=wl0
driverversion= ip= latency=0 multicast=yes
wireless=IEEE 802.11bg
       resources: irq:17 memory:f0100000-f0103fff
       description: Ethernet interface
       product: RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
       vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci at 0000:04:00.0
       logical name: eth0
       version: 02
       serial: 00:24:e8:aa:20:88
       size: 10MB/s
       capacity: 100MB/s
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix vpd bus_master cap_list
rom ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd
       configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=r8169
driverversion=2.3LK-NAPI duplex=half latency=0 link=no multicast=yes
port=MII speed=10MB/s
       resources: irq:27 ioport:2000(size=256)
  *-network DISABLED
       description: Ethernet interface
       physical id: 2
       logical name: vboxnet0
       serial: 0a:00:27:00:00:00
       capabilities: ethernet physical
       configuration: broadcast=yes multicast=yes

Is network supposed to be Disabled?


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