Questions tagged [broadcom]

This tag relates to Broadcom, a semiconductor manufacturer, its products, their drivers and firmware. It's advisable to complement this tag with a product type one, such as /modem or /networkcard. Specific product tags like /bcm4322 are possible, but are not popular and may need to be introduced by you.

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Macbook Pro late 2013 WiFi flaky

My WiFi is very flaky. I installed broadcom-wl-dkms broadcom-wl-dkms 6.30.223.271-20 [dewi@DEWILAPTOP modprobe.d]$ uname -a Linux DEWILAPTOP 5.4.13-arch1-1-macbook #1 SMP PREEMPT Thu Feb 13 11:22:...
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WiFi on BCM 43227 chip not working on Linux/Debian

i'm having a hard time to put my wifi to work on my ACER 4752 PC series with BCM 43227 wireless chipset (it appears on lspci command). I have looked in several foruns here and other places but none ...
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Debian 9 installer to support BCM4360

I plan to install Debian 9 to my Apple Desktop, which has a Broadcom BCM4360 (PCI IDs 14e4:43a0, 14e4:4360) in it. The installer says "Broadcom 4360 WLAN found" but complains "unsupported phy". This ...
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problem with : my wireless interface (dual boot)

've got a problem, i installed kali linux 2019.2, a few days ago and there is no wireless interface, im just using my eth cable to get connected. my computer is lenovo g510 my wireless card : ...
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Why isn't linux54 recommended when it is LTS? [closed]

This question is sort of generic, but also sort of specific. I'm trying to keep it clear. Long story short: I'm running into web browser issues due to high CPU/memory consumption at times, while ...
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Broadcom: brcmsmac problem with chipset BCM4313

One month ago, I dual-booted Arch with Kali Linux, and it seemed to work fine. After a while, I noticed the following output when I shut the computer down: [904.741389] brcmsmac bcma0:1: wl0: fifo 0: ...
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BCM4360 not working after installing backports-5.4-rc2-1 for RTL8187

I'm quite new in linux, but I really want to know as much as I can about them. Basically, I'm using kali now and working on penetration testing. My problem is that default drivers for RTL8187 does ...
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Wireless card keeps connecting then disconnecting

I have a Broadcom BCM43142 chip, it works normally as of Debian 9. But after upgrading to Debian 10, it displays this weird behavior of automatically disconnecting from WiFi, reconnecting successfully ...
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No network at 3rd stage of PXE Boot

I try to boot with PXE an Ubuntu Image made from debootstrap on a Dell PowerEdge M610 with a Broadcom NetXtrem II (BCM 5709S) (bnx2 driver). When i try to boot, everythings goes well at the bios ...
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bluetooth.service running, but bluetoothctl says “org.bluez.Error.NotReady”

my raspberry pi 3 model B, running Arch, has an issue with bluetooth. First of all: Bluetooth has worked flawlessly previously pi-bluetooth from the AUR is up to date bluez and bluez-utils are up to ...
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Boot a Debian firmware-nonfree netinstall USB device with GRUB2

I have an Apple MacMini Intel running a Debian Stretch (no BIOS-like boot list, just standard GRUB2). I would like to boot on a USB device to set a fresh new installation, with the latest firmware-...
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Cannot connect to wireless wifi and cannot manually install drivers

I've been trying to set up SparkyLinux for the past hours, and I can't seem to get the internet connection working. I'm dual booting it on a USB through my Mac, and it seems that the drivers for my ...
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BCM2046 Bluetooth not working on Arch Linux

Having installed Arch, I have now got down to the task of configuring it and getting all the hardware to work. I managed to get my WiFi working, but my Bluetooth still does not work. I have followed ...
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How to diagnose a slow network on Fedora 28?

Experiencing very slow network throughput on my linux Fedora 28 box. Barely getting over 4 MB/s down (~39 Mbps) using speedtest-cli, I can sometimes get near 8 MB/s down using wget to download test ...
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Can't connect to 5GHz network on Broadcom BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n [14e4:4359]

Whenever I try to connect to my 5 GHz network, my KDE Network Manager takes a while on "configuring interface", where then I am prompted to enter a password. I enter the network password, but the ...
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Broadcom Chipset Router - Reset Base MAC address [OpenWRT]

I have a Dlink DSL-2750U (Hardware version: C1) router. The router seems to have forgotten its MAC address and is showing the base MAC address as 00:10:18:00:00:00 which is the default. I have ...
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After upgrading to Fedora 28: broadcom-wl installed but WiFi doesn't work

This is another one in a long line of problems of this sort. After a recent upgrade from Fedora 27 to Fedora 28, broadcom-wl stopped working. The Broadcom adapter in question is an older BCM4312. To ...
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How do I make Debian 9 detect network hardware?

While programming, without big deals, the wifi stoped working. I tryed to unload and load the b43 drivers my wifi uses, but didn't work, tired, I decided to do a fresh install of debian 9.4. I did so, ...
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Dell laptop won't connect to 5GHz network

My cellphone connects just fine to the 5Ghz network, so I know it is up and functioning properly. My Dell Inspiron though, running elementary OS Loki which is based on Ubuntu 16.04, refuses to do so ...
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freebsd Broadcom 4322 wireless card issue

I thought it would be fun to try out FreeBSD and had an old MacBook Pro (13 “ mid 2009) which I could screw around with. Everything was going pretty good until I tried to connect to my wifi network. I’...
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Unstable wifi card causes the entire computer to freeze

I run Debian 9 on an old MacBook. I strongly suspect there is some hardware problem on the WiFi-card, because it drops connection relatively often on Linux. On macOS, it connects very slowly and the ...
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Broadcom Wireless PCI Card BMC4360 14e4:43a0 cannot get drivers working

I have a problem similar to this: Unable to get Broadcom wireless drivers working on Arch Linux But in my case, loading the broadcom-wl-dkms driver did not work. I am new to this, so maybe the ...
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Debugging kernel panic in Solaris system

I'm having a Solaris 11.3 i86pc where I have observed kernel panic after OS reboot. Below are the stack traces obtained in core dump file after the kernel panic: > ::stack vpanic() ...
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systemd-udevd high cpu usage

Few days ago I installed Antergos on my old Dell laptop with Broadcom BCM2046 Bluetooth. Since then I'm having issues with bluetooth. First, no adapters were found. This was somehow solved (I'm not ...
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Broadcom wl.ko freezes CentOS 7.4 (kernel 3.10.0-693) (Broadcom 4352 wireless driver)

The Problem I've been successfully using a Broadcom 4352 wireless adapter in CentOS 7, using these instructions on how to compile Broadcom's STA driver for Linux in the CentOS wiki. Since the kernel ...
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WiFi not working with kernel later than 4.14.8

I always upgraded the linux kernel of my machine to the latest stable version, but, with any version later than the 4.14.8 WiFI doesn't work anymore, how can i solve this? Info about my wireless card:...
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How to install the proprietary driver “wl” after removing the broadcom-sta package from Kali repository? [duplicate]

I'm trying to configure a MacBook Pro Wireless Adapter in Kali Linux but all of the tutorials I've found suggest installing the broadcom-sta-dkms package, however as of yesterday it has been removed ...
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Broadcom wireless undetected in Fedora 27

After a fresh install of Fedora 27, the wifi card is not detected after the running the first system update. After some lengthy troubleshooting online I am still no closer to the solution. uname -r ...
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Wifi Networks not Listed - CentOS 7

I just installed Cent OS 7. Everything is working fine except for Wireless Network. I use a Broadcom BCM 4312 Wireless Chipset for which i installed driver using the method wl-kmod After the ...
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Broadcom BCM4360 and Kali Linux [duplicate]

I can't get my WiFi to work on Kali Linux (Rolling 2017.2). I recall that my wifi was working on earlier versions of Kali (and most of the guides I tried focused on those earlier versions) and I don'...
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What to do with a circular dependency between two packages in Fedora?

I am new to Fedora and recently installed Fedora 26 OS. I am trying to connect to wifi using that. I followed the youtube video Broadcom installation and tried to install the Broadcom drivers. I have ...
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Unable to ping router but broadcast ping returns response from it

I have a fresh install of Linux Mint Mate 64 on an old iMac (late 2008). I can not connect using a network cable so I need to use wlan. I've installed broadcom drivers, the network managers shows the ...
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Setup wifi configurations for Broadcom43142

I'm working on a custom version of Linux distro (more specifically, the LFS project) which means I don't have a package manager and I install packages manually. I try to setup the BCM43142 pci card (...
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How to make WiFi work automatically?

I installed broadcom-sta-common and it caused WiFi to not work , i purged it but i still need to run sudo modprobe brcmsmac manually after boot to make WiFi work. How can i make it work automatically ...
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Install Broadcom BCM4360 of MacBook Air CentOS 7, Installing system-release(25)

I was trying to install my Wifi using https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TG_EHEWHQuM [root@localhost Downloads]# lspci | grep Wireless 03:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Limited BCM4360 802.11ac ...
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Linux mint:Wireless Device Unclaimed after Upgrade

After upgrading the mint 18 kernel to 4.4.0-87-generic I no longer have wireless. My wired device still works, but my wireless nic has disappeared from ifconfig -a. It does show up for lspci: 02:...
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Broadcom BCM43142 - Making sure if it's a hardware failure

I've running Kali Linux Rolling Edition for quite some time and had no problem with my wireless card. A few days ago I noticed that I could see a wireless interface on issuing sudo ifconfig but my ...
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Installing WiFi drivers for 14e4:43a0 rev 3 broadcom pcie device - can't find bcmwl-kernel-source package

I have a new Kali Rolling set up and am having numerous problems attempting to install WiFi drivers for a broadcom 14e4:43a0 device (TP LINK Archer T8E). I am currently USB tethering from my phone. ...
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keyboard's wifi LED doesn't work properly

My keyboard's wifi LED should normally be orange when turned off , blue when turned on, but it's always orange and that makes me uncomfortable. Here are some outputs I think are useful: root@Machine:...
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Is there any way that I can make packet injection to work on my MBA 2015 11"s Wireless NIC (Broadcom)?

I need to test some signals off. I use Debian and need to inject packets which the broadcom chipset inside this would not allow or maybe I don't know how to ( I mean, if I run "wash" tool it doesn't ...
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Unable to get Broadcom wireless drivers working on Arch Linux

I am trying to get Wifi working on my Arch Linux installation so I have installed broadcom-wl-dkms, but it still does not seem to work. I noticed that one every startup I got this message: Support ...
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b43-fwcutter install fails. No internet access. Ubuntu 10.04

I am trying to get my wifi or ethernet connection to work on Ubuntu 10.04. Neither will. I therefor have no internet access. There seems to be driver issue. From what I've seen, the first step to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - DNS problem when waking laptop up from suspend-mode

I am on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Dell XPS 15 9550. Since one week ago (which probably matches last kernel update), every time I wake up my Laptop from suspend-mode, it correctly connects to the WiFi, but ...
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Broadcom driver for Solaris

I just installed Solaris 11.3 on the laptop. This laptop have Broadcom BCM4312 WiFi card. It looks like the install does not have a driver for this card just like 11.1 version. I have a Linux ...
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Fedora 25 Broadcom Wireless BCM43228 No WiFi

I know Broadcom does not play nice with Fedora, I've been dealing with this for several years and versions. In the past, installing kmod-wl or akmod-wl was usually enough to get everything up and ...
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Debian only recognizing eth0 on install

I'm trying to install debian on a laptop, on which I previously had ubuntu with everything working fine. After trying various ISOs (including firmware, looking at sid, testing, and stable), it always ...
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How to get Bluetooth working on Arch Linux?

I have the BCM423142 chip on my laptop, recently I've installed Arch Linux (Antergos) and downloaded the linux-headers and broadcom-wl-dkms packages from AUR. WiFi works perfect but Bluetooth doesn'...
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How do I get wireless access in kali / ubuntu linux on macbook?

Im struggling trying to get Wifi working on a live kali Linux 2.0 or ubuntu 16 thumb drive on macbook pro. Wifi card doesnt show up in ifconfig or iwconfig of course. my broadcomm chip is here. ...
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How to install BCM43412 driver on Fedora?

I have installed Fedora and I have problems trying to install the Broadcom BCM43412 Driver for wireless connections.
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Kali live usb “Module w0 not found in directory” Broadcom 4360

I am on Kali Linux. I'm trying to install the Broadcom BMD4360 drivers in my MacbookPro i7, in live USB mode, but I got some errors. Is there any way to fix it without reinstall all over again? So, ...