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Offline ztealmax

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No wifi found - Broadcom 4313
« on: October 20, 2012, 03:25:55 AM »
Hello all im trying to get tinycore up and running on my laptop but when trying to connect it says no wifi detected
i have firmware-broadcom.tcz loaded

anyone else having problem getting it to work on broadcom?

SIncerally
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Re: No wifi found - Broadcom 4313
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2012, 03:31:18 AM »
(probably) in order of preference you might be able to use the b43 driver (in the wireless-KERNEL extension), the wl driver (in the wl-KERNEL extension) or the ndiswrapper extension with your device.

In order to find out what might work, you could consult the wiki or the linux wireless web site.

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Re: No wifi found - Broadcom 4313
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2012, 06:05:38 AM »
Hi again, been trying everything it feels like still it wont work :(
Well iguess i just have to run wired for a while until i sort it out

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Re: No wifi found - Broadcom 4313
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2012, 06:11:15 AM »
as per: http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/b43

assuming your device pci id = 14e4:4313, then it looks like it will not work with b43, but it might work with wl

Note that with the wl extension, you don't need broadcom firmware (it is included in the driver) and you need to blacklist the bcma, ssb and b43 modules.

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Re: No wifi found - Broadcom 4313
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2012, 06:34:38 AM »
Hi Juanito
If he is referring to a BCM4313, the PCI ID is  14e4:4727

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Re: No wifi found - Broadcom 4313
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2012, 07:01:31 AM »
Looks like wl is still the only choice  :)

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Re: No wifi found - Broadcom 4313
« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2012, 07:58:54 AM »
As Juanito has pointed this out before, I wrote http://wiki.tinycorelinux.net/wiki:network_setup_-_broadcom_wireless_cards and I think the cutover is around the 4311 or 4312.