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As I needed the device to show up as wlan0 on ip link The firmware drivers aren’t the issue, because the arch-wiki recommended driver for BCM is bfirmware-classic. How do I modprobe it in if its on my mac?
firmware – Unable to get wireless interface to work on arch linux – Unix & Linux Stack Exchange
Sign lonux or log in Sign up using Google. I’ve look through the arch website, but I’m still left feeling a little confused.
Hi, Sorry you had to go through all of that. This should be on Wiki. The first line installs the necessary packages for building packages. To resolve agch issue, run the following commands: And got it solved.
After a lot of troubleshooting, I understand that the drivers are missing for my wireless interface. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Sign up using Email and Password. An Internet connection is the ideal way to install the broadcom-wl driver; many newer laptops with Broadcom cards forgo Ethernet ports, so a USB Ethernet adapter or Android tethering may be helpful. The best way i found was to make a custom iso using ArchISO.
Want to add to the discussion? I’m pretty newbie – so go easy.
Install the appropriate driver for your system architecture from Broadcom’s website. I followed the installation guide up to internet – but I don’t have a wired connection. The limited set of wireless devices that were supported were done so by a reverse-engineered driver.
Can’t get wifi with Broadcom BCM chip : archlinux
I love how poetic this reply is besides from being very logical, I wonder if I’ll ever reach such poetic acuity to juggle with words about Arch Linux. This device will not display with either lspci nor lsusb ; there ljnux no known solution yet. The bfirmware package is not in the official repository. The makepkg -sic command will install the necessary dependancies -sinstall the package when the build is complete -ithen clean up the directory -c.
Running lspci -vnn grep 14e4; returns the following: Is there anything simple that I’m missing? Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Drivers that are un-tracked can become problematic or nonfunctional arcch system updates.
Also I’m pretty sure I have the same chip as him and I’m using bfirmware successfully.
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