Re: wireless connection problem of BCM 4312 LP-PHY wireless card with Network Manager
Dne, 01. 05. 2011 01:11:23 je eigenroot napisal(a):
I installed Linux Mint Debian Edition which was based on Debian
my laptop. One problem I found was that my wireless connection was
frequently dropped off after some idling. And it was not predictable:
sometimes I left it overnight and the wireless was still good, but
I just left for 10min and it was off. I used Network Manager
by which the wireless couldn't be reconnected successfully once it got
dropped . Command "lspci -vnn | grep 14e4" gave result:
04:00.0 Network controller : Broadcom Corporation BCM4312
LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01)
And I used the package "firmware-b43-lpphy-installer" in Debian's
to install the wireless driver. Before that I used Fedora 14 on the
laptop but it didn't have such problem (the wireless driver was
from rpmfusion repositories).
Right now I get around this problem by reloading "b43" driver once it
happens. But I have no idea whether it was due to the driver itself,
Could anyone please help? Thanks very much.
I'd uninstall NetworkManager and install wicd instead, giving it a test
ride. It miraculously cured the flaky Broadcom wireless on my Squeeze
laptop (slow speeds, erratic ping times, incurable disconnects etc.).
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