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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    Seems stable each time until there is an update that requires a reboot, then I have to reapply VSF. Quick question, since I am using this driver, how would I know that an update fixed my wireless...
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    Just rummaged through every setting and I don't see that as an option anywhere.
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    I am not sure where that TKIP setting comes from because I have security set up as WPA2/WPA mixed mode
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    long@long-Lenovo:~$ sudo iwlist scan
    [sudo] password for long:
    eth7 Scan completed :
    Cell 01 - Address: 58:6D:8F:90:E0:23
    ESSID:"Cisco47799"
    ...
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    Another quick question - is 72 mbps the max connection speed for this wireless adapter?
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    It is holding after reboot. Guess we'll have to see what happens with the next kernel update.

    Any output that would be helpful to you?
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    long@long-Lenovo:~$ cat /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
    # This file lists those modules which we don't want to be loaded by
    # alias expansion, usually so some other driver will be loaded for the
    #...
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    So, I reinstalled the broadcom driver, then reapplied VSF and all is working. I blacklisted the bcma driver as above. Here is the output of the code from above, indicating the correct driver is in...
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    Went ahead and did a reboot, and wi-fi is gone again. I am beginning to think a better solution is to do a fresh install of 12.04. Not sure I am man enough to help you guys resolve this.

    I do,...
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    Instructions in post #81 above did not work, so here is what i did:

    I reinstalled the broadcom driver from the Ubuntu Software Center
    I ran all steps of VSF again
    Wi-fi up and running with a...
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    root@long-Lenovo:/home/long/Desktop# cp wl.ko /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/net/wireless
    cp: cannot stat ‘wl.ko’: No such file or directory
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    long@long-Lenovo:~$ ls /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/net/wireless | grep -i wl.ko
    wl.ko
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    Something is not going right. I am not sure what I am doing wrong, but based upon the original VSF, I was remaining in the extracted folder after step 7 when I initially ran through these steps. As...
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    That directory is still on my desktop, with the wl.ko file present. However, previously I navigated to that directory before running those commands.



    cd...
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    root@long-Lenovo:/home/long# cp wl.ko /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/net/wireless
    cp: cannot stat ‘wl.ko’: No such file or directory


    Did I need to navigate to that directory?
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    Just the modem, or the router also?
    Run that as one line of code? Looks like several commands that were previously run separately.
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    Still no wifi.
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    long@long-Lenovo:~$ sudo modprobe -rfv bcma
    [sudo] password for long:
    rmmod bcma
    long@long-Lenovo:~$ sudo modprobe wl
    long@long-Lenovo:~$ lsmod
    Module Size Used by
    parport_pc...
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    long@long-Lenovo:~$ cat /etc/modules
    # /etc/modules: kernel modules to load at boot time.
    #
    # This file contains the names of kernel modules that should be loaded
    # at boot time, one per line....
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    long@long-Lenovo:~$ lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net
    03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller [14e4:4727] (rev 01)
    Subsystem: Broadcom...
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    Will having a wired connection affect the output?
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    Yes, I tried to edit my post above to reflect two points:

    1.) I am in agreement with your greatness being recognized with the VSF memorial statue, or perhaps a public building in honor of VSF...
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    VSF lives on!!

    Ah yes, making fun of the noob and his terminal skills.

    I ran "sudo modprobe wl" and I still show no sign of active wifi - wifi does not show at all in the network indicator. ...
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    long@long-Lenovo:~$ cat /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf | tail -4
    # continues to build and is installable for the few cases where its
    # really needed.
    blacklist amd76x_edac
    blacklist brcmsmac

    ...
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    Re: Wifi won't connect on 13.04 with BCM 4313

    Done. Reboot?
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