View Full Version : [xubuntu] Broadcom 4328 cant install bcmwl-kernel-source on Kernel 2.6.38

February 22nd, 2011, 11:08 PM
I'm having some massive issues with Kernel 2.6.38, I cant seem to get bcmwl-kernel-source installed without it giving me issues, here's the output

My Wireless card by the way is a Broadcom 4328

Setting up bcmwl-kernel-source ( ...
Removing old bcmwl- DKMS files...

-------- Uninstall Beginning --------
Module: bcmwl
Kernel: 2.6.32-29-generic (x86_64)

Status: Before uninstall, this module version was ACTIVE on this kernel.

- Uninstallation
- Deleting from: /lib/modules/2.6.32-29-generic/updates/dkms/
- Original module
- No original module was found for this module on this kernel.
- Use the dkms install command to reinstall any previous module version.


DKMS: uninstall Completed.

Deleting module version:
completely from the DKMS tree.
Loading new bcmwl- DKMS files...
First Installation: checking all kernels...
Building for 2.6.32-29-generic and 2.6.38-4-generic
Building for architecture x86_64
Building initial module for 2.6.32-29-generic

Running module version sanity check.
- Original module
- No original module exists within this kernel
- Installation
- Installing to /lib/modules/2.6.32-29-generic/updates/dkms/


DKMS: install Completed.
Building initial module for 2.6.38-4-generic

Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 2.6.38-4-generic (x86_64)
Consult the make.log in the build directory
/var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/ 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:

Is there any way to fix this, I really want to use kernel 2.6.38. It occurs on every version of 2.6.38, (-1, -2, -3, and -4) Additionally none of my other kernels have wireless at all either. Why is this happening.