The wireless card reports it is a Bcm AirForce One I ran through this tut to figure up what was going wrong with the wireless. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Acer Woes I have an old Aspire Acer machine, that ran windows and I am turning it into a Debian linux machine to play on. Email Required, but never shown. The LAST option is what worked for me. But I want to add one thing where I had difficulties:

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Originally Posted by fingerprint Just thought I’d let you know that the solution you provided work like a dream. Now I know that some drivers for these unsupported devices work better than others. Header V3 Airrforce signature: Sorry if I may be giving you “too much” information by even including what I installed but I’m at the point that I have no other clue what to do.

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Done bfwcutter is already the newest version.

I found another installer that works. July 6th, 4. Dunno what to do.

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Should be titled “Using ndiswrapper with the bcm Air Force One”. Slackware, RedHat, Debian Posts: Trust me on this 1.

I had upgraded from SuSE Find More Posts by cathectic. July 6th, 3. Find More Posts by fingerprint.

July 6th, 5. This really helped me.

Thanks for the good HowTo with ndiswrapper. Find More Posts by vharishankar.

Problems with BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g

Every time I try to enable my Broadcom B43 wireless driver, it gives a message” while the driver itself is free software, it relies on proprietary firmware which cannot be legally shipped with the operating system.

There are several places you can get them, you may already have them. You had the same problem with the same network card? Find More Posts by MangoFresh.


I have been bashing my head against the wall with this Belkin card for ages, the driver was right but I wasn’t getting anywhere. I went through the above instructions step by step, and wireless still airofrce not work, with either the onboard wireless controller or the PCMCIA one I have for experimenting with. My network card is “broadcom bcm airforce one 54g”.

HOW-TO for the BCM Airforce one card

I have gone on several ubuntu and kubuntu fourms. Done Building dependency tree Reading state information But when I go to ifconfig nothing shows in regards to the wireless device, and iwconfig brings up “lo, eth0, and sit0” and they all say “no wireless extensions. I’ve tried just about everything I could think of.

July 6th, 8.