Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

#968 closed defect (fixed)

No wireless on Dell Latitude 2100 Education netbook

Reported by: SeanDaly Owned by: tomeu
Priority: Unspecified by Maintainer Milestone: Unspecified
Component: Sugar Version: Unspecified
Severity: Unspecified Keywords:
Cc: Distribution/OS: Unspecified
Bug Status: Resolved

Description

SoaS snapshot Soas2-200906151401

Sugar boots fine but no wireless (card is b/g/n)

iwconfig reports:
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

lspci reports:
Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5764M Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (rev 10)
Broadcom Corporation BCM4322 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN controller (rev 01)

Could this be same problem as #835?

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by RafaelOrtiz

Unfortunately yes, Broadcom wireless chipsets need additional tuning under linux (fwcutter)

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by SeanDaly

  • Bug Status changed from Unconfirmed to Resolved

I manually installed the nonfree Broadcom drivers with success.

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by SeanDaly

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed
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