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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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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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Debian does not recognize broadcom wireless (BCM43602) as wlan0 interface

I'm struggling to get my wireless card detected as wlan0 on a new Debian install (3.16.0-4-amd64). The wireless PCI device is visible as follows. $ lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 04:00.0 Network ...
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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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“nl80211: 'nl80211' generic netlink not found” when starting hostapd

I have been trying to get my Ubuntu 11.10 laptop to make an access point to connect my blackberry playbook . hostapd gave error Configuration file: ./hostapd-minimal.conf nl80211: 'nl80211' ...
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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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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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Monitor mode on macbook 2015 hardware in (kali) linux

After installing Kali Linux on a USB Stick with persistence enabled and live booting it (via refind) on my macbook pro (late 2015) the wifi did not work. I found out how to install the right drivers ...
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Macbook Pro Retina 2015 Wifi problems on Kali

I have successfully installed Kali 2.0 on my Macbook Pro retina 2015 model running El Cap via dual boot. I do have some experience with Ubuntu etc, and thought I'd try Kali for multiple reasons. Now,...
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How does bcma relate to brcmsmac?

I am trying to solve some issues with my wireless connection and trying to learn something on the way. From here and here I got to know two different ways to know my wireless driver. Thing is, I get ...
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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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ubuntu 13.04 wifi lost connection - how to get it work again? (broadcom4313)

My problem is that I moved to a new flat where I at first couldn't find my home wlan network in the list, whereas others were shown (also, no one of my flatmates has problems with the network). so I ...
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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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Wifi stopped working without apparent reason

I'm using Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa in a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop. Wireless connection has been working for years in this laptop in different linux distros with proprietary Broadcom driver. I formated my ...
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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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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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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, ...
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WiFi frequently drops, suspected driver issue

I'm running a fully up-to-date Fedora on a Macbook Pro. To get WiFi working in the first place, I installed akmods-wl as recommended. The WiFi works, but the connection keeps dropping. I've noticed ...
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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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broadcom-wl driver (akmods) from RPMFusion does not compile a MacBook Pro 11, 1 (mid-2014 Retina model)

I have used Fedora wonderfully before on my MacBook Pro 11, 1 with working wifi set up as per this guide. It describes the process of adding the RPMFusion repos and installing the akmods broadcom-wl ...
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Wireless drivers for macbook pro doesn't work anymore?

I've got a weird issue : I'm on kali linux on a macbook pro and the wireless drivers for mac are not working anymore. I think it has appeared since the latest update of the kernel or maybe the headers ...
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Speed up wifi with Broadcom BCM4321 and elementary OS Juno [closed]

I'd like to speed up my wifi connection. I'm using elementary OS Juno, Kernel 4.15.0-43-generic and a Broadcom BCM4321 [14e4:4328] (rev 01). The wifi connection works, but with 3-10 Mbps (download) it ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers for Chip BCM4360 on Kali Linux

There are a fair amount of Kali Linux tutorials I have gone over in order to attempt to get the wireless drivers on my 15" retina 2013 macbook pro. None of anything that I have done is working. Any ...
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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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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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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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getting wifi up and running in Arch Linux on Mac Mini 3,1

I am dual booting arch linux on my mac mini 3,1. Am trying to get the WiFi to work and have hit a block. Following these instructions. I have identified my card as BCM4321, which from the tables I ...
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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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WIFI Broadcom BCM43224 not connecting in linux mint

I'm using the STA driver on Linux Mint and since two days ago my notebook can't connect using wifi, it keeps telling me to Authenticate. I tried to install the b43 driver without success. Here is the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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BCM4360 on Debian , no 5 GHz networks

I recently bought TP-Link Archer T6E equipped with BCM4360. This is PCI card with to external antennas and ac capabilities. I enabled the card by installing broadcom-sta-*, version 6.30.223.271-4, ...
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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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Bodhi loses internet connectivity

On an older Mac I've re-installed Bodhi, but when I watch iwconfig I can only start to connect. Almost immediately I lose the connection. This is using the same driver as before; hardware is ...
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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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Scientific linux 7.5 wifi driver problem

I was using Debian and I decided to change to Scientific Linux 7.5. I am now stuck with installing the WiFi Driver. I followed the steps in this youtube link which is explaining how to get the WiFi ...
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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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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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How to install Broadcom BCM4360 on debian on Macbook pro

I'm trying to install the wireless drivers because my macbook pro does not have a ethernet port, then I mount the 3 debian isos like local repositories to install the almost all of dependeces. So, ...
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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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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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Unable to connect to a wifi network with an SSID containing diacritics

My current WiFi network (and I'm writing this with the help of Windows -.- ) has a diacritic in its SSID: "ö". If changing the SSID is not an option, how to connect to such a network? This does not ...
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How to enable Bluetooth *automatically at boot* for recent Intel and Broadcom chipsets relying on btattach?

Some recent Bluetooth chipsets from Intel and Broadcom need to run the btattach command in user-space for Bluetooth to be enabled properly (it "attaches" the BT chipset and triggers the loading of the ...
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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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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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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 ...