For my laptop the problem was secure boot, after marking secure boot as disabled in BIOS options the WiFi adapter is working. HenrikH if you wanna thank me you could upvote my answer: After loading wl with modprobe I’m getting this error with dmesg , which I believe is linked to my problem:. If you are using the b43 driver from 3. I just installed Fedora 25 on my laptop and the wifi icon is missing from the system menu and there is no wifi option in the Networks application. Powered by Askbot version 0.

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Thank you more than a ton. Sign up using Email and Password. Problem solved by recomendations on http: Sorry guys but it’s all bullshit.

And wifi appears when I comanded: HenrikH if you wanna thank me you could upvote my answer: After a recent upgrade from Fedora 27 to Fedora 28, broadcom-wl stopped working. Our problem is it does load and lspci is showing the adapter properly.

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No wifi in the system menu or Networks application. After installing bfwcutter, download version 5. For anyone who has problems with the current answer, you can try removing broadcom-wl first by: I’ve worked with linux off and on for a bit, but just now getting into it, in depth and learning networking as well. Doesn’t work, also, it’s the standard instructions to install broacom-wl akmods, which I’ve explained in my question, didn’t work.


Sign bdoadcom using Facebook. Due to the fact I didn’t already have the kernel-devel package installed and it is not a required dependency I had to include the following two steps BEFORE running the modprobe command:.

Mine was the secure boot option, but was already disabled before. Just saved me a bunch of googling. For some reason, “ssb” is no longer configured as a module in newer Red Hat kernels.

Not having WiFi on this laptop is most unpleasant, broacom being tethered to a router with a Cat5e cable is not really practical here for my application. I wasn’t seeing wifi networks on a Dell inspirion after a fresh install BCM43xx adapterbut after a dnf update and reboot, which I think brought 4.

What am I missing? I have since written up the info in the link into a blog post if that is of any help?

Broadcom Limited BCM Go to fedorq above link, and scroll to the post by gob Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. I appreciate the info. But the rest of the wifi stack still won’t recognise it. I spent a long time trying to find a broadcon that worked consistently, and I came upon a post in fedoraforum.


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With FC28 it simply does not. It is basically yes. Hey everyone, try this if its still not working: It saw my ethernet card automatically, so I can get online. I was able to resolve it by removing the old broadcom-wl driver and manually installing the firmware for the b43 driver as described here:.