The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices. To check the chip: No such file or directory” error message. Introduced in Linux 2. Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line.

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Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

I booted it up and began setup, but had to leave for an appointment and turned off the computer I had not completed setup, which is what I think the problem nmc from. Hunk 8 succeeded at offset 3 lines. Xrequire first four ‘sed’ commands, while EL 7.

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This driver module is NOT persistent across kernel upgrades i. These will be similar to their windows pcs and quite simple to do – the only thing is that you are installing linux. Broadcom Corporation BCM ETSI Dec 19 If you’re running EL 7. So, we also need to apply the following patch wl-kmod-fix-ioctl-handling. Loading the driver module into kernel on boot time Appendix A: To remedy this, we’ll run the following sed replacement commands: When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed.


The bfwcutter package will need to be installed. Broadcom chip intermittent problems.

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If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: Any help would be very much appreciated!

Xdon’t require running any of the commands below, EL 7. Now, with the current driver version 6.

Its the same like the installation of windows NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e.

Compiling the Broadcom driver module specifics required for EL7 Step 4a: HP usually put a recovery partition with the original system there.

Broadcom chip models tested and reported by community members as working Appendix B: Well, this way the driver module bbmc remain on the system – where you left them – so you can build the driver module whenever you want e. The cards appears to have associated to the AP, but shows poor signal quality even though you’re in the same room with the AP.


Hunk 10 succeeded at offset 3 lines. Sometimes it would only start working after several reboots.

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Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. I m sure, that hp sent you a SLE 11 dvd Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line.

Again, this should be resolved by repeated reboots until the firmware is loaded properly. So yes, for EL7, skip the ‘sed’ commands.