Comment 11 for bug 464559

Brad Krause (brad-krause) wrote :

I should also add I'm using a DESKTOP system with Linksys WMP54G v3 wireless NIC. There is no 'disable wireless networking' button on the desktop.

I am NOT using NDIS wrapper, but using the Broadcom drives directly (see 'drivers' section below).

    lspci -vnn | grep 14e4
    14e4:4320 BCM4306 802.11b/g rev 03

02:09.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 03)
 Subsystem: Linksys Device 0013
 Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 64, IRQ 11
 Memory at ff9fe000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8K]
 Kernel driver in use: b43-pci-bridge
 Kernel modules: ssb

lshw -C network
       description: Network controller
       product: BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller
       vendor: Broadcom Corporation
       physical id: 9
       bus info: pci@0000:02:09.0
       version: 03
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: bus_master
       configuration: driver=b43-pci-bridge latency=64
       resources: irq:11 memory:ff9fe000-ff9fffff
  *-network:1 DISABLED
       description: Ethernet interface
       product: 3c905B 100BaseTX [Cyclone]
       vendor: 3Com Corporation
       physical id: a
       bus info: pci@0000:02:0a.0
       logical name: eth0
       version: 24
       serial: xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
       size: 10MB/s
       capacity: 100MB/s
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list rom ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
       configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=3c59x duplex=half latency=64 link=yes maxlatency=10 mingnt=10 multicast=yes port=MII speed=10MB/s
       resources: irq:11 ioport:dc00(size=128) memory:ff9fdc00-ff9fdc7f memory:f6a00000-f6a1ffff(prefetchable)
       description: Wireless interface
       physical id: 1
       logical name: wlan0
       serial: xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
       capabilities: ethernet physical wireless
       configuration: broadcast=yes ip= multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bg

Add package: b43-fwcutter (use for Linksys WMP54G)
            automaticall creates the directories under: /lib/firmware/b43 and b43legacy

  /var/log/dmesg [21]: Should load firmware properly.
  wpasupplicant is already installed with the Ubuntu distribution.