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broadcome firmware pet included but fails detection
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boof

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PostPosted: Sun 15 Apr 2018, 00:03    Post subject:  broadcome firmware pet included but fails detection  

Xenial64-7.5 has a pet for this driver, but I can't make it detected. I download the pet, run
modprobe -r b43 and
modprobe -r ssb,
modprobe wl and
depmod and
reboot (hot).
Driver is never found, even if I set it to load in menu>syatem>boot management. Then I see it load on boot, but it vanishes and never reappears. The driver is dated 20120920? These cards are a pain, and it's really small, abt 1/2 a form factor size. pls help me fix this OR suggest an ebay card that will fit and work.
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stemsee

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PostPosted: Sun 15 Apr 2018, 04:51    Post subject:  

is it pci or usb?

post the results of lspci. is it BCM43142?

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PostPosted: Sun 15 Apr 2018, 06:05    Post subject:  

If it the the same bcm43142 you've had running battles with, well I finally ditched mine. I got (from an 8 year old dead toshiba laptop) an Atheros AR9285. Same size card, goes well, via ath9k. My current 7 year old toshiba has a Realtek RTL8188E. Also goes well, via 8192ce. Both are automatically detected by recent puppies (last 3 years).
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PostPosted: Sun 15 Apr 2018, 19:44    Post subject:  

Is this an internal network wifi adapter in a laptop?
If yes.
Look for a key combo that turns wifi on/off

A lot of laptops have this.

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