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    [SOLVED] Re: Wired ethernet not getting detected

    pytheas22:

    I reinstalled 10.04, had the wireless driver from broadcom site installed first. It worked :oops: :-)
    Not sure what I missed the first time. I did not have to load the wl module...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wired ethernet not getting detected

    pytheas22:

    In 10.04, I did not try loading the driver explicitly, I hope to re-try it over the weekend and get back to you.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wired ethernet not getting detected

    pytheas22:

    I had to try both options to get it to work !

    First tried to get it working with Ubuntu 10.04 - 64 bit, i did not succeed.

    Here are a few observations :
    a) The ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wired ethernet not getting detected

    pytheas22:

    Thanks for your suggestions. I will try both options and get back. First with 10.04 and then with 8.10.

    Gibu
    ps : I may take sometime to get back
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wired ethernet not getting detected

    pytheas22: I tried the steps you suggested. It `still does not work.

    From the broadcom site they mention loading
    lib80211 or ieee80211_crypt_tkip. The first one loaded without errors, but...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wired ethernet not getting detected

    pytheas22: it gave some errors and did not work.

    I will google around more and update here if i find a solution.
    The wireless card i have is kind of not yet supported. I can see its not listed...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wired ethernet not getting detected

    pytheas22:


    Thanks for the steps. However it still does not work. I don't know if i should have said this earlier, but i had added a "Wireless connection" via that Network Manager Applet under...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wired ethernet not getting detected

    Hi pytheas22:

    Output for the commands.



    sudo modprobe wl
    FATAL: Error inserting wl (/lib/modules/2.6.32-21-generic/updates/dkms/wl.ko): Unknown symbol in module, or unknown parameter...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wired ethernet not getting detected

    pytheas22:

    I was not able to setup wireless on the laptop. Output of the steps you suggested. (I executed a second time). It had executed with no errors.

    I have never setup wireless on Ubuntu...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wired ethernet not getting detected

    pytheas22 : You have been a great help.

    Thanks for the original steps. I did not know the easiest approach to updating build-essential was using the original cd itself. I took a long route to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wired ethernet not getting detected

    I too have the same problem as the original poster. i.e I can't connect to the internet and do not have an interface other than loopback.

    However I am not sure how we can upgrade using pytheas22...
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