Dell Latitude D400 - no network connections

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Re: Dell Latitude D400 - no network connections

Post#31 by fanthom » 02 Dec 2014, 22:59

please show me the output of:

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cat /etc/modprobe.d/broadcom_blacklist.conf
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Re: Dell Latitude D400 - no network connections

Post#32 by Ed_P » 02 Dec 2014, 23:48

Interesting. Image Image

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guest@porteus:~$ cat /etc/modprobe.d/broadcom_blacklist.conf
# Default driver for supporting broadcom wifi chipsets is proprietary broadcom-sta (wl.ko).
# Please refer to 'Broadcom wifi under Porteus' HOWTO
# in case when you want to use the opensource drivers (b43/brcmsmac):
# http://forum.porteus.org/viewtopic.php?f=39&t=1099
#
# Blacklist opensource drivers they wont interfere with wl.ko:

blacklist ssb
blacklist bcma
blacklist b43
blacklist brcmsmac
blacklist wl
guest@porteus:~$ 
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Re: Dell Latitude D400 - no network connections

Post#33 by fanthom » 03 Dec 2014, 07:18

you did not understand or follow the instructions included in the HOWTO. in your case you have all drivers blacklisted. please read this part once again:
The only thing which must be done is to blacklist 'wl' driver (our broadcom-sta) and unblacklist the rest.
Please create a file (plain text) at /mnt/sdXY/porteus/rootcopy/etc/modprobe.d/broadcom_blacklist.conf with following content:

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blacklist wl
This file will override the original one from 000-kernel.xzm and the b43 or brcm* driver will take priority over 'wl'.
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Re: Dell Latitude D400 - no network connections

Post#34 by Ed_P » 03 Dec 2014, 16:52

fanthom wrote:
and unblacklist the rest.


crap :o Sorry. :sorry:

But still a no go.

http://pastebin.com/EgfA7JEZ

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guest@porteus:~$ cat /etc/modprobe.d/broadcom_blacklist.conf
blacklist wl

guest@porteus:~$ ./bootmode.sh
/mnt/sda3
Porteus-v3.0.1
quiet from=/ISOs/Porteus-RazorQT-v3.0.1-i486.iso rootcopy=/porteus/Rootcopy changes=EXIT:/porteus/changes/porteussave.dat extramod=/porteus/Modules volume=40 

guest@porteus:~$ psinfo
Please enter root's password below
Password: 

All gathered information are stored in /home/guest/Desktop/psinfo.txt
If you want the Team Porteus to trouble shooting a problem then please upload
this file to pastebin.com and post a link in our forums.
guest@porteus:~$ 
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Re: Dell Latitude D400 - no network connections

Post#35 by fanthom » 03 Dec 2014, 17:19

if you have read full HOWTO then you would find this part:
By default Porteus ships only with open-source firmware for b43 driver which supports limited number of chipsets. You can still extract non-free firmware for b43 driver with the help of b43-fwcutter as described in this HOWTO:
link
tip: you have to extract b43-legacy firmware.
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Re: Dell Latitude D400 - no network connections

Post#36 by phhpro » 04 Dec 2014, 02:46

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Re: Dell Latitude D400 - no network connections

Post#37 by fanthom » 04 Dec 2014, 06:46

its BCM4306 with pciid [14e4:4320] (rev 02) so according to this table:
http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Dri ... ed_devices

it should be supported by b43-legacy driver. seems that rev 03 uses b43 (not legacy) version:
viewtopic.php?f=81&t=1815&p=12224&#p12223
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