Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access from Ubuntu, then you will have to download the firmware from another computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu. It is important to use this driver and not the other one, I am not sure why the other one did not work it was the one from the HP website , and also it was important to unzip the entire archive into the windrivers folder, not just the 2 drivers. When I Got the modprobe part it gave me the error modprobe: BCM – ndiswrapper – Windows driver couldn’t initialize the device I have been trying for weeks to get the wireless network card for my HP dv series dvus laptop working, but have been unsuccessful.

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You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. The time now is If so, which one s specifically? Having a problem logging in? The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts. As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. Thank you so much!


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Hcm4306 b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s.

An Internet connection is required. Then issue the following command sudo gedit modules this is an editor add below the last entry b43 thensave exit the file then Menu select the Power down button to shut thepc down.

Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. If the wireless adapter comes on and works, connect to theinternet to check it out. After the wireless started working, I reenabled the Ethernet port in BIOS and rebooted, then checked the driver for that as well.

The driver link you have worked! This package supports the following driver models: This is what it shows: Please remember, I don’t hcm4306 internet on the machine in question, so posting output is difficult, and I’ll have to copy installation packages over manually.


Find More Posts by hoover Can’t locate the module ndiswrapper I bc,4306 not know what the porblem is do i need to put in a location? Last edited by Darvocet; at Click here to review our site terms of use. To test the driver and remove the need for a computer restart use: Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt.


The first is the firmware-binstaller package. If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed.

Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package.

The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware. Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure.

As per the Broadcom readme file for bti version 6.