We started working closely with Broadcom early this year on providing this support, as our customers have been asking for a Linux driver for our cards for a while now. This driver is included in the Ubuntu 8. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. Email Required, but never shown.

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I wonder if other than defaults should be used for configuring the WLAN, and if so, where do I find the right parameters for it. I can see other networks though and can connect to my wifi from a different PC.

Dell Wireless 1395 (DW1395)

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From the RedHat environment: I can choose one but that is just the old one. Visit the following links: This should get me up and running. When I rebooted, the “new” driver hardware was found and I configured it using all defaults.


Here is dells notification of Broadcom Supplying the driver. Validate you don’t have a older wl. Linux driver support is now available to Dell-branded wireless cards.

Dell Wireless WLAN Mini Card – CentOS

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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy carf, Privacy Policyand our Terms of Service. I don’t understand some of the suggestions that were given. For more w,an trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

ELsmp With that, after a couple of false starts, I figured out how to follow all the rest of the steps.


Dell Wireless WLAN Mini-Card

Build the LKM, i. I installed the RHEL 4.

Last edited by RPeruzzi; at This driver is included in the Ubuntu 8. Can someone point me to dlan sequence of newbie-level instructions to find, download and install the proper WLAN driver?

So their wifi cards only check up to Best regards, Bob P. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, mni acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Linux driver available for Dell Wireless cards Christopher Tozzi’s blog from Thursday reminded me of the announcement that I never made: Obviously I’m on the wrong track, and taking wild guesses. The output linyx iwconfig would be very useful too. In short, please run the WiFi disgnostics and edit your question to include a link to the results.

As I said, I will repeat the sequence using the output from uname -R, and report the outcome.