View Full Version : [ubuntu] Cannot enable wireless after upgrade to 9.10

November 25th, 2009, 03:50 AM
I upgraded to 9.10 yesterday and had no problems with the wireless the first time it booted. I shut down the laptop overnight, and on subsequent boots I haven't been able to enable the wireless connection.

I have a Broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g running on a dell inspiron laptop.

I tried re-installing Network Manager, and I checked to make sure the wireless driver was active (it says it is). I'm out of ideas. Help!

November 25th, 2009, 05:04 AM
Hi alehman,

I'm pretty sure that your Broadcom 4312 WiFi chip is functionally the same as this guy's "4311". My HP has a Broadcom 4321AG that is driver-"family compatible" with both of those as well.

Take a look at this (and the cross-referenced links, if you get time) threads: