pytheas22:

I have included the responses from the commands below. I can't thank you enough for your help I am feed up with Windows.


sudo rmmod b43
ERROR: Module b43 does not exist in /proc/modules

sudo modprobe b43
No information returned

sudo ifconfig
wlan0 up

wlan0 up
SIOCSIFFLAGS: No such file or directory


sudo iwlist scan
lo Interface doesn't support scanning.

eth0 Interface doesn't support scanning.

wmaster0 Interface doesn't support scanning.

wlan0 Interface doesn't support scanning : Network is down




dmesg | grep -e b43 -e wlan[/code]

[ 2.409829] b43-pci-bridge 0000:00:0a.0: PCI INT A -> Link[LNKC] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
[ 9.690891] b43-phy0: Broadcom 4306 WLAN found (core revision 5)
[ 26.792237] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/ucode5.fw
[ 26.816305] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43-open/ucode5.fw
[ 26.852565] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 26.852581] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43-open/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 26.852589] b43-phy0 ERROR: You must go to http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/...devicefirmware and download the correct firmware for this driver version. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.
[ 27.391995] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/ucode5.fw
[ 27.421444] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43-open/ucode5.fw
[ 27.462584] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 27.462689] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43-open/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 27.462781] b43-phy0 ERROR: You must go to http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/...devicefirmware and download the correct firmware for this driver version. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.
[ 231.733422] b43-phy1: Broadcom 4306 WLAN found (core revision 5)
[ 231.918877] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/ucode5.fw
[ 231.966936] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43-open/ucode5.fw
[ 232.015223] b43-phy1 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 232.015239] b43-phy1 ERROR: Firmware file "b43-open/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 232.015248] b43-phy1 ERROR: You must go to http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/...devicefirmware and download the correct firmware for this driver version. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.
[ 232.030372] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/ucode5.fw
[ 232.072658] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43-open/ucode5.fw
[ 232.155874] b43-phy1 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 232.155893] b43-phy1 ERROR: Firmware file "b43-open/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 232.155902] b43-phy1 ERROR: You must go to http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/...devicefirmware and download the correct firmware for this driver version. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.
[ 309.033997] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/ucode5.fw
[ 309.057842] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43-open/ucode5.fw
[ 309.100392] b43-phy1 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 309.100409] b43-phy1 ERROR: Firmware file "b43-open/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 309.100418] b43-phy1 ERROR: You must go to http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/...devicefirmware and download the correct firmware for this driver version. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.


If the second-to-last command (the "iwlist" one) returns a list of networks, try connecting now.