Re: Determining Packages for a working BCM4311 Wireless Card

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Mohamed ELMORABITY <[email protected]> writes:

> 2009/12/31 Randy Yates <[email protected]>
>
>> I have a laptop with a working bcm4311 wireless adaptor, but I don't
>> know which packages were installed to get it working. Any ideas on
>> how to determine this? Fedora 11.
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>
> Hi,
>
> it is likely that the module used by your card is the b43 one, provided by
> the kernel.
> But this module requires also a firmware.
> Anyway I think that the proprietary module wl supports also 4311 chipsets.
> Did you installed some third-party drivers?
> What return the following commands ?
>   lsmod | egrep "b43|wl"
>   rpm -qa \*kmod\* \*firmware
>   lspci -k

Hi Mohamed,

Thank you for your help. In those two or three very helpful sentences
you've brought me a long way.

The commands you asked for return the following: 

lsmod | egrep "b43|wl":

  (nothing)

rpm -qa \*kmod\* \*firmware

  iwl5000-firmware-8.24.2.12-1.fc11.noarch
  ql2200-firmware-2.02.08-2.fc11.noarch
  akmod-nvidia-190.42-1.fc11.x86_64
  kernel-firmware-2.6.30.10-105.fc11.noarch
  kmod-nvidia-2.6.30.9-102.fc11.x86_64-190.42-1.fc11.3.x86_64
  rt73usb-firmware-1.8-5.noarch
  iwl4965-firmware-228.61.2.24-1.fc11.noarch
  atmel-firmware-1.3-5.noarch
  rt61pci-firmware-1.2-5.noarch
  iwl3945-firmware-15.32.2.9-1.fc11.noarch
  ql23xx-firmware-3.03.27-2.fc11.noarch
  ipw2200-firmware-3.1-2.noarch
  akmods-0.3.6-3.fc11.noarch
  ipw2100-firmware-1.3-9.noarch
  kmodtool-1-18.fc11.noarch
  kmod-nvidia-190.42-1.fc11.4.x86_64
  libertas-usb8388-firmware-5.110.22.p23-2.fc11.noarch
  zd1211-firmware-1.4-2.noarch
  kmod-nvidia-2.6.30.10-105.fc11.x86_64-190.42-1.fc11.4.x86_64
  kmod-nvidia-2.6.30.9-99.fc11.x86_64-190.42-1.fc11.2.x86_64
  VirtualBox-OSE-kmodsrc-3.0.10-1.fc11.x86_64
  libmikmod-3.2.0-9.beta2.fc11.x86_64
  ql2100-firmware-1.19.38-2.fc11.noarch
  ql2400-firmware-4.04.09-1.fc11.noarch

lspci -k

  00:00.0 Host bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RD780 Northbridge only dual slot PCI-e_GFX and HT1 K8 part
  	Subsystem: ATI Technologies Inc RD780 Northbridge only dual slot PCI-e_GFX and HT1 K8 part
  00:02.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RD790 PCI to PCI bridge (external gfx0 port A)
  	Kernel driver in use: pcieport-driver
  	Kernel modules: shpchp
  00:04.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RD790 PCI to PCI bridge (PCI express gpp port A)
  	Kernel driver in use: pcieport-driver
  	Kernel modules: shpchp
  00:0a.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RD790 PCI to PCI bridge (PCI express gpp port F)
  	Kernel driver in use: pcieport-driver
  	Kernel modules: shpchp
  00:11.0 SATA controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 SATA Controller [IDE mode]
  	Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Device b002
  	Kernel driver in use: ahci
  00:12.0 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 USB OHCI0 Controller
  	Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Device 5004
  	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
  00:12.1 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB700 USB OHCI1 Controller
  	Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Device 5004
  	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
  00:12.2 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 USB EHCI Controller
  	Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Device 5004
  	Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
  00:13.0 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 USB OHCI0 Controller
  	Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Device 5004
  	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
  00:13.1 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB700 USB OHCI1 Controller
  	Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Device 5004
  	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
  00:13.2 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 USB EHCI Controller
  	Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Device 5004
  	Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
  00:14.0 SMBus: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 SMBus Controller (rev 3a)
  	Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Device 4385
  	Kernel driver in use: piix4_smbus
  	Kernel modules: i2c-piix4
  00:14.1 IDE interface: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 IDE Controller
  	Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Device 5002
  	Kernel driver in use: pata_atiixp
  	Kernel modules: ata_generic, pata_acpi, pata_atiixp
  00:14.2 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA)
  	Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Device a102
  	Kernel driver in use: HDA Intel
  	Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel
  00:14.3 ISA bridge: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 LPC host controller
  	Subsystem: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 LPC host controller
  00:14.4 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 PCI to PCI Bridge
  00:14.5 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800 USB OHCI2 Controller
  	Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Device 5004
  	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
  00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 10h [Opteron, Athlon64, Sempron] HyperTransport Configuration
  00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 10h [Opteron, Athlon64, Sempron] Address Map
  00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 10h [Opteron, Athlon64, Sempron] DRAM Controller
  00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 10h [Opteron, Athlon64, Sempron] Miscellaneous Control
  00:18.4 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 10h [Opteron, Athlon64, Sempron] Link Control
  01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G94 [GeForce 9600 GT] (rev a1)
  	Subsystem: Device 196e:0546
  	Kernel driver in use: nvidia
  	Kernel modules: nvidia, nouveau, nvidiafb
  02:00.0 SATA controller: JMicron Technologies, Inc. 20360/20363 Serial ATA Controller (rev 02)
  	Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology GA-EP45-DS5 Motherboard
  	Kernel driver in use: ahci
  02:00.1 IDE interface: JMicron Technologies, Inc. 20360/20363 Serial ATA Controller (rev 02)
  	Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology GA-EP45-DS5 Motherboard
  	Kernel driver in use: pata_jmicron
  	Kernel modules: ata_generic, pata_acpi, pata_jmicron
  03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 03)
  	Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology GA-EP45-DS5 Motherboard
  	Kernel driver in use: r8169
  	Kernel modules: r8169
  04:0e.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Texas Instruments TSB43AB23 IEEE-1394a-2000 Controller (PHY/Link)
  	Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology GA-EP45-DS5 Motherboard
  	Kernel driver in use: firewire_ohci
  	Kernel modules: firewire-ohci


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