[Novalug] B43 driver & Ubuntu USB drive
seven.steps at gmail.com
Sun Feb 7 17:25:48 EST 2010
On Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 5:06 PM, Rich Goodwin
<Rich.Goodwin at pinnaclepointtechnologies.com> wrote:
> (HP Pavilion not DELL). Seems the HP uses a B43 legacy driver which did
> not work at initial configuration. I have played with a number of
> things but to no avail. This is a double fun one since neither wired
> nor wireless are working ... I presume both interfaces are Broadcom
> based so I can't let the system do an apt-get install.
If you create a startup disk using usb-creator-gtk (System >
Administration > Startup Disk Creator) with one of the official Ubuntu
install iso images, I know you can use jockey-gtk (System >
Administration > Hardware Drivers) to install the Broadcom STA (wl)
driver. This driver is proprietary, non-Free, etc.
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