Having a problem logging in? I ran that and the hardware wireless mini card was found to be OK. Latest from the Slickdeals Blog. This driver is included in the Ubuntu 8. That was literally all I did If not, also blow away the driver for the 57xx Gigabit ethernet controller, reboot, and reinstall that one too.

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That was literally all I did If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. I’ve downloaded and un-tarred the package. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

You might need to install drivers.

If the module exist, remove it and replace with new driver: My laptop is grey. Linux is basically working but with some sore spots — including the wireless LAN. Please visit this hbuntu to clear all LQ-related cookies. I have yet to find a problem with this card on I believe that wireless card uses the Broadcom STA driver.

Broadcom Corporation Dell Wireless 1390

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From the RedHat environment: For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Many thanks to farslayer, edll the way,for previous help. Here is dells notification of Broadcom Supplying the driver. I installed the RHEL 4. If you need to reset your password, click here.

Details are enough for me to follow. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Can someone point me to a sequence of newbie-level instructions to find, download and install the proper WLAN driver?

SOLVED: Dell wireless 1390 WLAN Mini Card cannot connect to a wireless network

As I said, I will repeat the sequence using the output from uname -R, and report the outcome. English Edit question Status: Can it connect to a unsecured wireless network?

Build the LKM, i. Found the solution on my own.

Module wl not vell. Might be the easiest especially when you factor in your time. Determining IP information for eth Reboot again after loading the new driver, just to make sure you are starting from a good base.


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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 cell while now. I am willing to try NDISWrapper but am hesitant because somebody with the same card and problem as myself tried it and it didn’t work precisely the reason why I’m here.

Connect you D via a wired connection. Further progress to next roadblock Thanks again, farslayer. ELsmp So I will repeat the steps I took before your response appeared and see if it will get me past the roadblock I hit.