I am using Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit. Before, I could have clicked on the revision history tab and found this info out in seconds. You can only do that if the Intel card you want is listed in your notebook’s service manual and it has to have the HP part on it or it will not work. An alternative way to do this changes, using ‘Synaptic’, where described by me with more details at:. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

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Compiling the Broadcom driver module specifics required for EL7 Step 4a: Hunk 7 succeeded at offset 3 lines. I wrote the details of the existing driver that I am using below. This driver also has support for the hardware ID you posted Reply I have the same question.

Again, this should be resolved by repeated reboots until the firmware is loaded properly.


Message 8 of brkadcom. Due to an excessively restrictive license accompanying this Broadcom driver, the ELRepo repository developers have refrained from supplying it via an rpm package – hence this manual was created with the purpose of providing a single comprehensive driver installation manual. The Broadcom’s driver ‘bcmwl-kernel-source’, which is automatically installed by Ubuntu, is involved in some bugs with the kernel.


So, we also need to apply the following patch wl-kmod-fix-ioctl-handling. If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here and select the appropriate board. Hunk 8 succeeded at wireles 3 lines. After applying these to the source code, just follow through the reminder of step 3a – compile the driver, and strip debugging info from it.

drivers – Wireless not Working on Dell Latitude D – Ask Ubuntu

For some reason the OS is not recognizing the driver for the wireless card. You would have to memorize every HP business bvm out there.

Post as a guest Name. This one is the newest version I could find that has support for the hardware ID you posted Message 4 of 8.


What is the latest possible driver for my WLAN card? Sometimes it would only start working after several reboots.

Now that HP has merged the business and consumer support sites together, I can no longer click on a driver from any HP business class PC and get the revision history. So yes, for EL7, skip the ‘sed’ commands. Quick and easy solution is to configure NetworkManager service to manage your network connections instead of the network broadcomm.


Supported Devices and Features Broadcom Suffice it to say, you have now brought your driver 5 years newer than it was. Maia 2 It has been reported issues with many device models, Ubuntu versions and kernel versions. Now, try compiling the driver module again: I happened to know that there is also a HP p notebook which happened to have the above driver.

Vostro Dec 19 Message 10 of The updated broadcom driver you post works perfectly well to my hp laptop. Downloading and extracting Broadcom driver archive Step 3a: I am thinking of replacing the Broadcom wireless card with an Intel one.

Now, with the current driver version 6. I think the best way to find a driver is to ask you: Message 2 of Removing completely ‘bcmwl-kernel-source’ and installing ‘bfwcutter’ and it’s dependant ‘firmware-binstaller’ is enough to fix the problem.