March 13th, 6. Search this Thread Advanced Search. The time now is The Broadcom driver works like a charm for me: However, b43 performance sometimes doesn’t work at all and others have complained of it being slow and disconnecting often. This site uses cookies.

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For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with wirdless and network administration.

It would be a good idea to patch a freshly extracted version of the driver just to avoid any complications. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. For a long xell I was extracting the source and building from that. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

For a long time, they didn’t even have a patch posted for 2. I am a newb so it could be totally me not doing something right.

Dell Wireless WLAN Mini-Card for Dell Inspiron How to Drive It!

It should work, notice “should”, as with the multitude of different computer configurations, you never know. March 13th, 6. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. THe problem is I don’t know how to progress after installing those two packages.


I got my wireless working by patching the kernel. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Blog Stats 20, hits. Last edited by onebuck; at It contains comprehensive manual for installing your WLAN card with pretty much all the problems you may encounter – since the one provided in the Readme.

Invalid module format I was pinux the dmesg output and it say this: Be sure too apply the patch for the ‘2.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Once I ran the script it told me the version to use which I wierless and it worked. Notify me of new comments via email. But how to apply that patch? You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN Mini-Card for Dell Inspiron 1545: How to Drive It!

Since I had always some problems in installing my Dell wireless driver on linuxUbuntu; I have decided to put it here the method I used for mine.


I’m referencing here to aid others with this problem. March 12th, 5. Anyone knows the problem, or in simple word;how to get my wireless working?

Second, in order to install your wireless card, you’ll have to provide more info about it, ’cause “Dell Wireless ” is not what you’re looking for, it’s only Dell’s product ID. If you need to reset your password, click here. May be only doing the 3rd step be satisfactory if you already know your wireless card type, Although I did The above steps. Join Date Mar Beans 2. Second, please refrain from posting your problems in existing threads started by other forum members – this may occasionally be interpreted as thread hijacking, may introduce a confusion, and most importantly for you, less people are likely to see it and help you.