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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Banana PI M2M (allwinner A33/R16) WiFI drivers in mainline kernel

I'm trying to get the WiFi working on a Banana PI M2M using the mainline kernel. The device tree definition of the banana pi m2m is very incomplete sun8i-r16-bananapi-m2m.dts I successfully managed to ...
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Searching for Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries Device b844 (rev 02) driver

I'm running Debian 11 5.10.0-9-amd64. I've got an A10Networks Thunder TPS 4435 Network Appliance with 16 SFP+ Ports that are connected to one Broadcom network chip. In the original software, the ...
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Timeouts associating Wifi interface with a specific AP

By now, the problem stated here has not been solved but it has gone away. I am using a different interface that works fine. Perhaps this is a question for another Stackexchange forum, but since this ...
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Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM57810 10 Gigabit Ethernet appearing as unclaimed on ubuntu 20.04

I'm new to linux & I'm trying to add external ethernet NIC to hpe dl380 gen9 server, the os is ubuntu 20.04. I can't find the NICs using ifconfig, and after some googling I used lshw -C network ...
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Persistent WiFi connectivity problems in Kali Linux

I have been having WiFi trouble for months now, and I've tried all manner of solutions with no change. Hardware: Mid 2012 MacBook Pro unibody, 16gb RAM and 500gb Samsung SSD OS: Kali Linux 2021.2 with ...
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brcmfmac, brcmfmac_module_init No platform data available

I've update my kernel version from 4.11 to 5.4.3-g9c2490ac8-dirty #3 SMP PREEMPT Sun Aug 8 12:11:16 UTC 2021 armv7l GNU/Linux I have an issue with brcmfmac kernel module. I have enabled brcmfmac debug ...
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bcmwl-kernel-source not working with kernel 5.11.0-7612-generic

I've spent the last hours trying to figure out how to get my wifi working. Today I updated from Pop_OS 20.04 to 20.10. Everything worked fine, but after an hour my 5GHz Wifi connection stated ...
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Ethernet Not Connecting on Linux Mint

About 2 weeks ago I installed an antivirus (ESET nod32) on my Mint 20.1 server. However, after discovering that it is not at all optimized for Linux (blocked basically all my ports + connections and ...
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Internal wifi card (BCM43142, Ubuntu 20.04) stopped seeing my home wifi network

This is a strange one, just like the title says one day I woke up, turned on my computer(Dell Inspiron 3521, Ubuntu 20.04) everything was as usual, except the computer didn't connect to the internet. ...
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Void Linux - Broadcom network adapter [14e4:43a0] appears, but will not connect to a network

Void Linux with kernel 5.9.16_1. I'm using NetworkManager on KDE Plasma 5. Whenever I attempt to connect to a network with this adapter, Plasma says "configuring interface" for a while, and ...
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How to get to monitor mode Kali Linux on Rasberry pi 4? (airmon-ng, iwconfig don't work)

Method 1: Airmon-ng - (don't work) airmon-ng check kill airmon-ng start wlan0 Make wlan0mon, everything looks fine, but after some time (around 50 seconds) using some tools like airgeddon or airlay-...
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How to get wifi working on 2014 MacBook Air with a newly installed Pop!_os?

Here is what I did so far. Installed Pop!_os using a USB drive replacing the Mac OS Tried installing the Wifi drivers using these instructions. I did sudo apt update and sudo update-pciids To know my ...
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Wifi connected but no internet on MacBook Air 1,1 2008 (or working but unstable) - stable fix

There is a recurrent and very much difficult to solve instability of the wifi connection on the 2008 MacBook Air due to the chipset, causing various trouble on Ubuntu ranging from connection to Wifi ...
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I'm not able to connect to wifi on Debian 10

I've installed Debian 10.5 few days ago, after playing with drives and packages I was able to set up required broadcom drivers and was able to connect to wifi. Because I've accomplished my mission I ...
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Last Resort: No wifi on Kali

I guess this is a common issue, but I've had no success with any other answers. I'm trying to install kali uname= 5.7.0-kali1-686-pae on a Dell Latitude D610. lspci tells me that I have Network ...
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Configuring BCM4360 (MacBook Air) on FreeBSD to connect to WiFi

I just installed FreeBSD 12.1 RELEASE on my MacBook Air 13-inch Early 2015, and one of the notable problems is the lack of WiFi due to the bwm Kernel Module not being loaded. I loaded it and told the /...
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Wifi keeps reconnecting and asking for passphrase in Manjaro XFCE

I'm connecting to a local WiFi network with a normal setup (see system specs below), that is a Fritz!Box router and a WiFi repeater to increase range. Usually all is well, I have a normal connection ...
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Kali - lspci will not list Network controller

I'm running Kali linux through VirtualBox on my Macbook Pro 10,1. I've ben having trouble getting my wireless card to work or even be recognized. When I run lspci the ethernet controller will show ...
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How to get Broadcom drivers working in Linux Mint 19.3 without network access?

I'd like to install Linux Mint (Xfce) with Broadcom support, when I don't have network access after a fresh Mint install. I've already read the answers here, which all require network access of some ...
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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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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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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 ...