On Friday 29 January 2010 02:47:09 you wrote:
> > Hello, any help is much appreciated. Wireless card has worked fine for
> >months on a Dell Mini 10v. After updates last night, Squeeze doesn't
> > recognize the card. I removed/purged b43-fwcutter and wicd, and
> > reinstalled both. Nothing. I pasted some output below, can anyone help?
> >Thank you!!
> >debian-ro:/home/ro# iwconfig
> >lo no wireless extensions.
> >eth0 no wireless extensions.
> >pan0 no wireless extensions.
> >debian-ro:/home/ro# ifconfig
> >eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:24:e8:c5:f7:fc
> > inet addr:192.168.1.109 Bcast:192.168.1.255
> > Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: fe80::224:e8ff:fec5:f7fc/64 Scope:Link
> > UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
> > RX packets:1436 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> > TX packets:1075 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> > collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
> > RX bytes:1067859 (1.0 MiB) TX bytes:196321 (191.7 KiB)
> > Interrupt:27 Base address:0x6000
> >lo Link encap:Local Loopback
> > inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
> > inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
> > UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
> > RX packets:10 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> > TX packets:10 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> > collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
> > RX bytes:700 (700.0 B) TX bytes:700 (700.0
> Well hello there. I got a dell studio 1555 myself with a dell wireless 1397
> (broacom 4312 rev1). I got huuuuge problems with this card. As you can see
> in this thread I opened in debian-laptop  I was using the proprietary
> driver provided by the package broadcom-sta-source fetched from non-free
> testing. After an upgrade in that package I lost the eth1 interface (which
> was the wifi). After kernel 2.6.32 came into testing I thougth of trying
> the b43 driver as of this kernel version my card is supported. To tell you
> the truth I didn't see better results and I was about to post again. Well
> I'll tell you what's my problem with b43 driver (of course I got
> b43-fwcutter installed from testing
). When using the b43 driver the
> wifi connection will stop working and the interface (named correctly wifi0
> this time) disappeares. When I shutdown or restart I get a fatal error
> from the b43 driver and that network manager lost connection with DMA and
> device phy0 (which is listed as a process in system monitor. Shall I
> suppose phy0 refers to the wifi card??). Well first time I got this I got
> paniced. The wifi couldn't be recongnized even under windows. In order to
> see the device again I had to remove the battery AND the AC power. Well I
> got through this thing many times today morning, but fortunately after
> that it stopped and I could work on my laptop. The problem though is not
> gone, if i suspend or something there it will be.
> Sorry for the long post. I think I should fully explain my problem in order
> to get better feedback. In any case I am using testing packages with the
> 2.6.32 kernel recently migrated. Thank you all.
> And hope the tip with the AC and battery will be usefull to you Mark
>  http://lists.debian.org/debian-laptop/2010/01/msg00056.html
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