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== <s> regdom </s> ==
 
What about regdom setting? I'm in EU, but iwlist only sees 11 channels...
 
What about regdom setting? I'm in EU, but iwlist only sees 11 channels...
 
Tried crda, but it says:
 
Tried crda, but it says:
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:: Setting wireless regulatory domain:HU                      [BUSY]  
 
:: Setting wireless regulatory domain:HU                      [BUSY]  
 
command failed: Operation not supported (-95)                [FAIL]
 
command failed: Operation not supported (-95)                [FAIL]
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: Gone. Close. -- [[User:Fengchao|Fengchao]] ([[User talk:Fengchao|talk]]) 06:25, 15 September 2012 (UTC)
  
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== <s> link to udev </s>==
 
The section 'Troubleshooting' is more or less a copy of what is mentioned on the udev-page. IMHO we should not copy, but link to that page. In this prticular case there is more information on the udev-page, so the instructions on this page might be out of date...
 
The section 'Troubleshooting' is more or less a copy of what is mentioned on the udev-page. IMHO we should not copy, but link to that page. In this prticular case there is more information on the udev-page, so the instructions on this page might be out of date...
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: Already done. Close. -- [[User:Fengchao|Fengchao]] ([[User talk:Fengchao|talk]]) 06:25, 15 September 2012 (UTC)
  
 
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== b44 not load ==
 
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I have the same configuration mentioned in the instructions. Dell Inspiron with BCM4401 and BCM4328 cards.
 
I have the same configuration mentioned in the instructions. Dell Inspiron with BCM4401 and BCM4328 cards.
  
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Is there something else that could cause a conflict between multiple Broadcom modules?
 
Is there something else that could cause a conflict between multiple Broadcom modules?
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== new brcm80211 driver ==
 
any thoughts on where the new [http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/brcm80211 brcm80211] driver fits in, and howto use it with arch linux?
 
any thoughts on where the new [http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/brcm80211 brcm80211] driver fits in, and howto use it with arch linux?
 
:: I have an update here, I have [http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/brcm80211 brcm80211] working with my 14e4:4353 "Broadcom Corporation Device 4353 (rev 01)" wireless adapter in my [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=Alienware_M11x alienware M11x], using arch + [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=41472 compat-wireless-patched]. --[[User:Fnord0|Fnord0]] 13:32, 29 November 2010 (EST)
 
:: I have an update here, I have [http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/brcm80211 brcm80211] working with my 14e4:4353 "Broadcom Corporation Device 4353 (rev 01)" wireless adapter in my [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=Alienware_M11x alienware M11x], using arch + [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=41472 compat-wireless-patched]. --[[User:Fnord0|Fnord0]] 13:32, 29 November 2010 (EST)
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  cfg80211:    (5650000 KHz - 5710000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
 
  cfg80211:    (5650000 KHz - 5710000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
 
  cfg80211:    (5735000 KHz - 5835000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 3000 mBm)
 
  cfg80211:    (5735000 KHz - 5835000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 3000 mBm)
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== Device not showing up ==
 
Hi, I'm new to editing wiki sites. So I don't really know if there's a convention about how people are going to interact when editing others pages. I added a sentence under the section "Device not showing up" that for me it worked only if i removed the exclamation mark before lib80211. I guess I should have posted something here first. I'm sorry if I have violated the process in anyway and you are free to remove it. But I leave it there so that you can decide if it fits in the page or not. Sorry for any trouble this might have caused.
 
Hi, I'm new to editing wiki sites. So I don't really know if there's a convention about how people are going to interact when editing others pages. I added a sentence under the section "Device not showing up" that for me it worked only if i removed the exclamation mark before lib80211. I guess I should have posted something here first. I'm sorry if I have violated the process in anyway and you are free to remove it. But I leave it there so that you can decide if it fits in the page or not. Sorry for any trouble this might have caused.
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== broadcom-wl work well ==
 
I'm running a new dv7-7000 with a Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller (rev 01). I could not get this to work with the kernel drivers.  The signal was so weak it wouldn't obtain an IP address from DHCP, even right next to the AP.  Using broadcom-wl did the trick and things are working great.--[[User:Skarphace|Skarphace]] ([[User talk:Skarphace|talk]]) 05:16, 21 July 2012 (UTC)
 
I'm running a new dv7-7000 with a Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller (rev 01). I could not get this to work with the kernel drivers.  The signal was so weak it wouldn't obtain an IP address from DHCP, even right next to the AP.  Using broadcom-wl did the trick and things are working great.--[[User:Skarphace|Skarphace]] ([[User talk:Skarphace|talk]]) 05:16, 21 July 2012 (UTC)

Revision as of 06:25, 15 September 2012

regdom

What about regdom setting? I'm in EU, but iwlist only sees 11 channels... Tried crda, but it says: $ /etc/rc.d/wireless-regdom start

Setting wireless regulatory domain:HU [BUSY]

command failed: Operation not supported (-95) [FAIL]

Gone. Close. -- Fengchao (talk) 06:25, 15 September 2012 (UTC)

link to udev

The section 'Troubleshooting' is more or less a copy of what is mentioned on the udev-page. IMHO we should not copy, but link to that page. In this prticular case there is more information on the udev-page, so the instructions on this page might be out of date...

Already done. Close. -- Fengchao (talk) 06:25, 15 September 2012 (UTC)

b44 not load

I have the same configuration mentioned in the instructions. Dell Inspiron with BCM4401 and BCM4328 cards.

I still can not get these two cards to work together.

I have configured my machine just like the method stated but my ethernet card (b44) will not load.

Is there something else that could cause a conflict between multiple Broadcom modules?

new brcm80211 driver

any thoughts on where the new brcm80211 driver fits in, and howto use it with arch linux?

I have an update here, I have brcm80211 working with my 14e4:4353 "Broadcom Corporation Device 4353 (rev 01)" wireless adapter in my alienware M11x, using arch + compat-wireless-patched. --Fnord0 13:32, 29 November 2010 (EST)
cfg80211: Calling CRDA to update world regulatory domain
cfg80211: World regulatory domain updated:
cfg80211:     (start_freq - end_freq @ bandwidth), (max_antenna_gain, max_eirp)
cfg80211:     (2402000 KHz - 2472000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
cfg80211:     (2457000 KHz - 2482000 KHz @ 20000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
cfg80211:     (2474000 KHz - 2494000 KHz @ 20000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
cfg80211:     (5170000 KHz - 5250000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
cfg80211:     (5735000 KHz - 5835000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
brcm80211 0000:08:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
brcm80211 0000:08:00.0: setting latency timer to 64
wlc_bmac_attach:: deviceid 0x4353 nbands 2 board 0xe macaddr: c4:17:xx:xx:xx:xx
ieee80211 phy0: Selected rate control algorithm 'minstrel_ht'
wl_set_hint: Sending country code US to MAC80211
wl0: Broadcom BCM43xx 802.11 MAC80211 Driver  (1.82.8.0) (Compiled at 15:30:26 on Nov 27 2010)
cfg80211: Calling CRDA for country: US
cfg80211: Regulatory domain changed to country: US
cfg80211:     (start_freq - end_freq @ bandwidth), (max_antenna_gain, max_eirp)
cfg80211:     (2402000 KHz - 2472000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2700 mBm)
cfg80211:     (5170000 KHz - 5250000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 1700 mBm)
cfg80211:     (5250000 KHz - 5330000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
cfg80211:     (5490000 KHz - 5600000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
cfg80211:     (5650000 KHz - 5710000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
cfg80211:     (5735000 KHz - 5835000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 3000 mBm)

Device not showing up

Hi, I'm new to editing wiki sites. So I don't really know if there's a convention about how people are going to interact when editing others pages. I added a sentence under the section "Device not showing up" that for me it worked only if i removed the exclamation mark before lib80211. I guess I should have posted something here first. I'm sorry if I have violated the process in anyway and you are free to remove it. But I leave it there so that you can decide if it fits in the page or not. Sorry for any trouble this might have caused.

broadcom-wl work well

I'm running a new dv7-7000 with a Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller (rev 01). I could not get this to work with the kernel drivers. The signal was so weak it wouldn't obtain an IP address from DHCP, even right next to the AP. Using broadcom-wl did the trick and things are working great.--Skarphace (talk) 05:16, 21 July 2012 (UTC)