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    Re: Compaq Pesario c502us can't enable wifi

    @Varunendra,stepping lightly in and out.

    Hi, for your wireless driver, copy and paste
    the following..
    Code:
    sudo apt-get remove --purge bcmwl-kernel-source
    sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree
    sudo modprobe b43
    thanks.
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    Re: Compaq Pesario c502us can't enable wifi

    no luck

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    Re: Compaq Pesario c502us can't enable wifi

    hi please do..
    Code:
    lsmod
    rfkill list all
    post the results
    thanks.
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    Re: Compaq Pesario c502us can't enable wifi

    just kidding...after restarting twice it works just fine. amazing how something so agrivating for me was such a sinch for someone else.. thank you so so much my friend!

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    Re: Compaq Pesario c502us can't enable wifi

    Good, now take the time to mark this Solved.
    use thread tools or edit the title and mark
    SOLVED.
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    Re: Compaq Pesario c502us can't enable wifi

    Quote Originally Posted by Hadaka View Post
    @Varunendra,stepping lightly in and out.
    No problem.
    Solving problems is the purpose of the forums and so I believe stepping in is good if the approach is going to be same and we are sure we are making the process fast

    Quote Originally Posted by Hadaka View Post
    Good, now take the time to mark this Solved.
    use thread tools or edit the title and mark
    SOLVED.
    @ Prestonodom,
    Follow the 'see how' link in my signature to see how to mark threads as SOLVED.
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    Re: Compaq Pesario c502us can't enable wifi

    It only worked for 2 days and quit. Back to square one again.

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    Re: Compaq Pesario c502us can't enable wifi

    Quote Originally Posted by Prestonodom View Post
    It only worked for 2 days and quit. Back to square one again.
    Please post -
    Code:
    lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net
    rfkill list all
    lsmod
    dmesg | grep -ie firm -e b43 -e network
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    Re: Compaq Pesario c502us can't enable wifi

    Code:
    venom@venom-Presario-C500-RQ335UA-ABA:~$ lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net
    06:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN [14e4:4311] (rev 01)
        Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company BCM4311 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller [103c:1363]
        Kernel driver in use: b43-pci-bridge
    --
    08:08.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ [10ec:8139] (rev 10)
        Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:30a5]
        Kernel driver in use: 8139too
    Code:
    venom@venom-Presario-C500-RQ335UA-ABA:~$ rfkill list all
    0: hp-wifi: Wireless LAN
        Soft blocked: no
        Hard blocked: no
    Code:
    venom@venom-Presario-C500-RQ335UA-ABA:~$ lsmod
    Module                  Size  Used by
    joydev                 17394  0 
    snd_hda_codec_conexant    52560  1 
    coretemp               13362  0 
    hp_wmi                 13653  0 
    sparse_keymap          13659  1 hp_wmi
    snd_hda_intel          33029  3 
    snd_hda_codec         116477  2 snd_hda_codec_conexant,snd_hda_intel
    snd_hwdep              13277  1 snd_hda_codec
    snd_pcm                81124  2 snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec
    snd_seq_midi           13133  0 
    microcode              18396  0 
    snd_rawmidi            25426  1 snd_seq_midi
    i915                  470817  3 
    snd_seq_midi_event     14476  1 snd_seq_midi
    drm_kms_helper         47459  1 i915
    psmouse                91022  0 
    drm                   240232  4 i915,drm_kms_helper
    i2c_algo_bit           13317  1 i915
    snd_seq                51594  2 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
    serio_raw              13032  0 
    lpc_ich                16993  0 
    snd_timer              28932  2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
    snd_seq_device         14138  3 snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
    b43                   351542  0 
    mac80211              475546  1 b43
    ssb_hcd                12782  0 
    snd                    62675  15 snd_hda_codec_conexant,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_hwdep,snd_pcm,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
    cfg80211              181041  2 b43,mac80211
    soundcore              14636  1 snd
    bcma                   34573  1 b43
    snd_page_alloc         14109  2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
    parport_pc             32115  0 
    ppdev                  12850  0 
    rfcomm                 38104  0 
    bnep                   17791  2 
    wmi                    18745  1 hp_wmi
    bluetooth             189585  10 rfcomm,bnep
    video                  19117  1 i915
    mac_hid                13078  0 
    lp                     17456  0 
    parport                40931  3 parport_pc,ppdev,lp
    hid_generic            12485  0 
    usbhid                 46054  0 
    hid                    82511  2 hid_generic,usbhid
    8139too                23312  0 
    8139cp                 26760  0 
    ssb                    50757  2 b43,ssb_hcd
    Code:
    venom@venom-Presario-C500-RQ335UA-ABA:~$ dmesg | grep -ie firm -e b43 -e network
    Last edited by varunendra; March 18th, 2013 at 05:52 PM. Reason: added code tags

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    Re: Compaq Pesario c502us can't enable wifi

    The outputs show at least you are not at square one, some different square perhaps.

    Please follow the 'Wireless Script' link in my signature and do what the linked post asks to do.

    Thanks.
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