Re: broadcom-sta-source driver problem
On Tuesday 19 January 2010 19:56:25 John Kapnogiannis wrote:
> Hello there. Well I hope this is the correct list to post this. I got a
> dell studio 1555 with a dell wireless 1397 (broadcom 4312 rev 01)
> wificard. I am using the broadcom driver cause as far as I know there is
> no alternative. I installed the driver as descirpted in debian wiki with
> module assistant and then modprobing the wl module on every boot.
> Everything was working fine until an upgrade a couple of days ago. The
> packages broadcom-sta-source andt broadcom-sta-common upgaded from version
> 126.96.36.199.3-1 to 188.8.131.52.3-3 (actually the last digit is different which
> I thought would fix any supposed bugs existing -although I didn't have
> any). After the upgrade I used the module assistant to build the module wl
> again with the updated version of the driver. Well everything went just
> fine. The problem is that after the first reboot and then I couldn't see
> the eth1 network interface which is my wireless. As if the driver is just
> not working. I searched a little for a bug report and I didn't find
> anything. I currently have switched back to the previous driver version
> and everything is normal again. Any ideas why the updated driver doesn't
> work for me?
> Thank you :)
As a first guess, your inface must be, now, wlan0. You can check that with
ifconfig or iwconfig.