Re: broadcom-sta-source driver problem
On Tuesday 19 January 2010 21:04:55 Thierry Chatelet wrote:
> 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 184.108.40.206.3-1 to 220.127.116.11.3-3 (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 :)
> > John
> As a first guess, your inface must be, now, wlan0. You can check that with
> ifconfig or iwconfig.
Well I checked with both and there isn't any interface for wireless. Only lo
and eth0 for the ethernet.