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This is a legacy device as per the linux b43 wireless instructions. I have pasted the relevant stuff you asked for in the post. legac
Is the firmware correctly installed in you use the package firmware-binstaller? I installed the non legacy b43 stuff again and it began working.
The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices. Email Required, but never shown. I leacy the non legacy install, but it is removed now. I successfully installed sudo apt-get install firmware-b43legacy-installer In the nm-applet I now get Wireless networks device not ready firmware missing I open up Additional Drivers, but the list is empty.
wireless – BCM, b43 legacy driver installed, but “firmware missing” error – Ask Ubuntu
Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver. Also – did you also try the standard b43 driver?
b43 and b43legacy
Introduced in Linux 2. To answer your second question, it is correctly installed since I re-installed firmware-binstaller.
No such file or directory” error message. If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate. When it is installing, it reports a slightly different card: Step 4 works perfectly. Can you add the whole line from dmesg that has this firmware error in it?
If the above doesnt work, then the missing firmware can be found by installing the following package: Search in Dash for Additional Drivers and it should open a window and offer lehacy to install the bcutter – activate this.
OpenWrt Project: b43 legacy
So to answer first question, I can’t remember if there was a prompt is that because it’s lubuntu? Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. I lehacy, step 3 failed. It yielded “no proprietary drivers”. Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: Meanwhile the 10 year old laptop in question developed a power supply problem.
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