First I tried this tutorial. You will now see the boot-up string. Compatibility of Broadcom wireless chipsets is still troublesome. Last time the AskMetafilter group helped me out enormously. It will download the correct alternate ISO according to your choice.

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Once that’s done move on to the next step: You should first do bmwl5 to figure out the vendor and product ids of your webcam.

Once you reboot installation complete you will get a boot-up screen with “Windows default ” and “Ubuntu”. Click ok, then ok again to apply the settings and close the network settings window. Getting to that point is the challenge.

Join our community today! The next time you boot into Ubuntu, you will have to do this again.

First I tried this tutorial. Very strange feisty fawn bug that only seems to affect amd64 machines. You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications. Bcmw5 Intel Chipsets Some dv models have the Intel Wireless chipset, and should work out-of-the-box with a basic Ubuntu install. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. Email me about changes to this bug report.


Once installed you have to reboot, and you can connect using kppp in kde or gppp in gnome. First, when entering this command: For those who aren’t simply copying and pasting, but typing in each line. The Ubuntu IRC channel on freenode is a great place to get live help, faster than the forums.

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Awesome, I’m going to check there now! Because the Dv series varies in hardware, some users will have perfect systems and others will struggle.

Some report that with the Conexant driver installed, the sound card doesn’t work any more, and to get the sound working again, it is necessary to disinstall the Conexant driver. It does not specifically request pixel formats that it understands, and if the last app to open the webcam configured UYVY, Wengophone won’t work. The Belkin F5D is listed as an RT compatable card, and should be automatically detected and installed by Breezy. Simply add as required. To have the generic kernel working as fine as the mono-cpu one, I had to do the following: This file contains the names of kernel modules that should be loaded at ubunty time, one per line.

[ubuntu] broadcom bcmwl5 problem

BB code is On. This will cause your laptop to enter laptop mode when running on battery power, conserving more power. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Wireless Setup Make sure you are connected to the internet First, you must install ndiswrapper for you to be able to install the wireless driver.


To post a comment you must log in. Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. Because of Gutsy’s improved power management, bbcmwl5 should no longer be an issue.


I cannot guarantee that it will work on other Pavillion laptops, though the fact that my model shows a wide range of problems with other startup combinations unhandled IRQ with and USB ceasing to work, hangups at uubntu, slowdowns and so on Find More Posts by RedFoxq7.

Don’t forget to click on “Save to X Configuration file” to make it remanent. If you need to reset your password, click here.