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  1. #1
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    bcmwl-kernel-source problem :(

    Hi, I had some problems with my broadcom STA wireless driver.

    So I did a installation of jockey-gtk to get the 'Hardware Drivers'.

    But I couldn't activate my wireless driver due to an error:
    InstallArchieves() failed

    So after som googleing, I found out that it could be related to the bcmwl-kernel-source, so I tried a reinstall, but I just got a error. And then I tried this fix:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php...8&postcount=11

    But after the reboot where I typed upgrade, I got this
    Code:
    apt-get upgrade
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree       
    Reading state information... Done
    0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
    1 not fully installed or removed.
    After this operation, 0B of additional disk space will be used.
    Do you want to continue [Y/n]? Y
    Setting up bcmwl-kernel-source (5.60.48.36+bdcom-0ubuntu3) ...
    Removing old bcmwl-5.60.48.36+bdcom DKMS files...
    
    ------------------------------
    Deleting module version: 5.60.48.36+bdcom
    completely from the DKMS tree.
    ------------------------------
    Done.
    Loading new bcmwl-5.60.48.36+bdcom DKMS files...
    First Installation: checking all kernels...
    Building only for 3.2.6
    Building for architecture i686
    Building initial module for 3.2.6
    
    Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.2.6 (i686)
    Consult the make.log in the build directory
    /var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/5.60.48.36+bdcom/build/ for more information.
    dpkg: error processing bcmwl-kernel-source (--configure):
     subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 10
    Errors were encountered while processing:
     bcmwl-kernel-source
    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
    I am currently running BT5 r2, and I wasn't too sure where to put this, and I apologies if I missplaced it.

    Sorry for my english, I haven't been using it for some years now
    Can anyone help me?



    Best regards
    Fyllling

  2. #2
    Join Date
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    Distro
    Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal

    Re: bcmwl-kernel-source problem :(

    Don't know exactly the problem, but it seems similar to mine. It happened to me after upgrade to the latest kernel 3.2.0-20. The dkms fails to build the module for the new kernel. Try to boot with an older one, mine's working with kernel 3.0.0-16, the latest from the repositories (natty).

    It may be a problem with the bcmwl-kernel-source package, or a problem with the linux package. Please post it here if you find another solution.

    Sorry for my english too
    Last edited by Darent; March 24th, 2012 at 08:49 PM.

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