In the Additional Drivers section, Broadcom wireless, it says device is not working and when I attempt to use the proprietary driver, it fails, but when I log on to Windows XP, the device is working. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. The network card was working fine until I rebooted after the update. All changes to this file will be lost. If you are unable to test the mainline kernel, for example it will not boot, please add the tag: Yeah, but most microsoft products and games have given up XP, some programs still probably have a majority of users so they arent moving.

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All changes to this file will be lost. TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Tags for this Thread broadcomdellliveusblubuntu This actually happedned when I did an upgrade to 3. So install ubuntu to your usb drive then we can get the wifi going most likely. This may or may not be a kernel bug but it was my best bet on a package. I finally solved the problem by using the b44 driver and not only blacklisting wl but uninstalling bcmwl and broadcom- sta-common.


May 19th, 5. Broadcom Corporation BCM Yes, my password is: Penalver penalvch groadcom on We talk about this problem on this thread: I solved moving this file to Desktop and after a reboot the network card works fine.

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Even the older kernels that sorked before do not work nor does the mainline. Can see that all broadcom are blacklisted. Upgraded to precise on 2 days ago dmi. For future reference you can manage the status of your own bugs by clicking on the current status briadcom the yellow line and then choosing a new status in the revealed drop down box.

Broadcom wireless not working in LiveUSB, but works in Windows XP I can help with the wifi but on a live install every time you reboot you will have to install the drivers again.

May 19th, I do need to see if I have found all the places it was blacklist by bcmwl which is removed for the mainline kernel. Broadcom bcmb0 network card no longer functional 5.


Just as a side note This pre-supposes that your laptop allows booting from USB. I’m going back to my own. Brad Figg brad-figg wrote on Join Date Aug Beans This file is autogenerated by bcmwl.

Broadcom bcmb0 network card no longer functional. I’m not even talking about a “persistent” USB. Let Windows rebuild the driver pool. Last Jump to page: I should note that on that computer I am now using version of ubuntu and I have not tried this fix with earlier versions although I see no reason it should not work.

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Ask a question and give support. I’m assuming this laptop has USB 2. May 19th, 8. To post a comment you must log in.