-- MikeGore - 12 May 2010


Ubuntu 10.04

Note: When following the steps in the Resource docs above we skip editing /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist as it's done automatically now

BCM42xx wireless drivers

*Example: Dell Vostro with BCM4322 Windows XP driver downloaded to local directory called BCM4322 - read the resource link above if your system differs
  • apt-get install ndisgtk
    • - install ndiswrapper and related
  • cd BCM4322
  • unzip R219314.exe
  • find . -type f | grep -i inf
    • helps find the .inf file in a big zip archive
  • cd DRIVER_ROW/
  • ndiswrapper -i bcmwl6.inf
    • - installed driver
  • ndiswrapper -l
    • - see if it is installed and sees the hardware
  • depmod -a
    • - updates the system driver list
  • modprobe ndiswrapper
    • - installs the driver
  • cat /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-bcm43.conf
    • - Lists the black listed modules automatically added
Topic revision: r1 - 2010-05-12 - MikeGore
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