Validate you don’t have loaded or built into the kernel the Linux community provided driver for Broadcom hardware. Tried this both as root and normal login. This driver is included in the Ubuntu 8. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Obviously I’m on the wrong track, and taking wild guesses. When I rebooted, the “new” driver hardware was found and I configured it using all defaults. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

Uploader: Baran
Date Added: 4 November 2011
File Size: 12.42 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 63205
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

I’ve followed these instructions Where to get Dell Inspiron drivers for the Dell wlan minicard wireless card? I know there are many seemingly duplicates here but so far I haven’t found any other case of this happening.

All times are GMT From the RedHat environment: Looks like you may not have the kernel headers installed. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Are you able to connect to the internet to get the package?


I installed the RHEL 4. Unable to locate package linux-firmware-nonfree. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. If the module exist, remove it and replace with new driver: They hope these wlqn will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

I can recreate the live cd, so there’s no need for instructions on how to recover that installation. This should get me up and running.

Many thanks to farslayer, by the way,for previous help. Identical results using 2. However, the first line fails as I said in the question, I couldn’t boot the corrupted image so I recreated the USB drive and so does the second one E: I believe that wireless card uses the Broadcom STA wkreless.

To continue using , please upgrade your browser.

Build the LKM, i. When I rebooted, the “new” driver hardware was found and I configured it using all defaults. If you need to reset your password, click here. Continued with remaining steps: Find More Posts by farslayer. Validate you don’t have a older wl.


Join our community today! Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Best regards, Bob P.

Dell Wireless 1395 (DW1395)

dsll It is however impossible to subsequently boot the USB drive afterwards, as it throws a kernel panic booting up. Module wl not found. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. I installed Linux completely on an external drive to keep Linux and XP completely isolated. Here is dells notification of Broadcom Supplying the driver.

Find More Posts by RPeruzzi. Please run the terminal command: Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers 47 answers.