Wifi doesn't appear (BCM43142 card) and USM doesn't update

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Wifi doesn't appear (BCM43142 card) and USM doesn't update

Post#1 by MarcosMChS » 19 Aug 2020, 18:07

Hello!!! I've just started trying Porteus on a pendrive but I am having some troubles:

First is that I cannot connect through my Broadcomm BCM43142 card to my wifi. I've tried (without success) to save some modules as told in topic [Solved] No Wifi connection Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01)

The second one is that I cannot install anything with USM. When I have tried to update all the distros with "usm -u all", I've get an error similar to the one in topic USM update ERROR [Solved]. The error says "gzip: /var/usm/slacky/CHECKSUMS.md5.gz: unexpected end of file".
I have update all the distros, one by one (e.g. "usm -u slackware"), avoiding slacky one, without problem; but when I try to install a program (usm -g rar[/code) I get the answer:

Code: Select all

You are missing required database files
Please run: usm -u all
...where I get the same error.

I have tried with lots of programs (rar, unrar, tlp, catfish, wine, awn, cairo-dock, google-chrome, skype, vlc, smplayer, spotify, acetoneiso, k3b, shtowell, conky, gimp, amule, qbittorrent)... same result.

I'm using Porteus v4.0 (kernel 4.16.3-porteus).
Thanks

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Wifi doesn't appear (BCM43142 card) and USM doesn't update

Post#2 by Ed_P » 19 Aug 2020, 21:29

Run the sesm.sh script from here: [INFO & SCRIPT] Slackware Mirror Settings for USM

then as root run USM -u all.
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Wifi doesn't appear (BCM43142 card) and USM doesn't update

Post#3 by donald » 19 Aug 2020, 22:09

Ed, there's no need to buy a whole cow if all you want is some milk. :)

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Post#4 by Ed_P » 20 Aug 2020, 01:24

True but on a new installation usm -u all is required the 1st time.
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Wifi doesn't appear (BCM43142 card) and USM doesn't update

Post#5 by Blaze » 20 Aug 2020, 06:23

MarcosMChS, build driver for Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01) via my script Help with installation of Porteus from one usb(Live) to another usb (Пост Blaze #77732)
Linux 5.10.11-porteus #1 SMP Thu Jan 28 11:33:44 UTC 2021 x86_64 Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6600K CPU @ 3.50GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
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