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sualsalmi
April 30th, 2011, 12:47 AM
Hi,

I am trying to install a wireless driver for my laptop (Dell inspiron 6400) which has Broadcom BCM4311 pci wirelees card.

One of the solutions that i have found is to do

sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-sourceBut unfortunately an error occurs during the installation!
the result is ....


user@user-MM061:~$ sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
bcmwl-kernel-source is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Setting up firmware-b43-lpphy-installer (4.174.64.19-5) ...
Not supported card here (PCI id 14e4:170
14e4:4311)!
Use proper b43 or b43legacy firmware.
Aborting.
dpkg: error processing firmware-b43-lpphy-installer (--configure):
subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
firmware-b43-lpphy-installer
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
Any provided support will be appreciated!

josephmills
April 30th, 2011, 12:55 AM
Hi,

I am trying to install a wireless driver for my laptop (Dell inspiron 6400) which has Broadcom BCM4311 pci wirelees card.

One of the solutions that i have found is to do

sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-sourceBut unfortunately an error occurs during the installation!
the result is ....


user@user-MM061:~$ sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
bcmwl-kernel-source is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Setting up firmware-b43-lpphy-installer (4.174.64.19-5) ...
Not supported card here (PCI id 14e4:170
14e4:4311)!
Use proper b43 or b43legacy firmware.
Aborting.
dpkg: error processing firmware-b43-lpphy-installer (--configure):
subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
firmware-b43-lpphy-installer
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
Any provided support will be appreciated!

I dont thik that you need that could we see a

lsmod | grep b43

dmesg | grep b43
thanks