My guess is some function call to the graphics card is taking too long to return. Broadcom b44 ethernet controller not working after patching wlan driver BUMP! Its a testament to just how far things have come that I didn’t notice for 3 weeks! You need to log in to change this bug’s status. After fighting windows for several years, I have finally decided to switch over to Linux. Kris Simpson vortex1 wrote on Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

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CONFIG_B44: Broadcom 440x/47xx ethernet support

Jean-Louis Dupond can you please give us the step by step instructions on how to fix this problem. I think the real problem might be elsewhere in the kernel. I can do “modprobe b44” with no error, and b44 shows up in lsmod, but no ethernet.

Henry Gomersall hgomersall wrote on Small price to pay to get access to my network. I can confirm this is still happening on Jaunty. I think it’s the module ‘ssb’ which is the culprit. Playing with the option of the kernel module I found out that this problem disappears when setting the speed limit at 10 Mbps. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. And until we know that, we cannot simply exclude that condition from the reset test.


Login to the desktop 3. All effects are turned off and it still happens even if I switch to the generic vesa driver.

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I realize it is oinux a perfect solution, since it limits the speed of the network connection, but slower network is better than no network at all. Is this a patch that got applied upstream or self-made? This is using the open source ati driver. I am trying to compile the new Kernel 2. We don’t patch kernels or other software in general, unless absolutely necessary.

The ubuntu-kernel-team is being unassigned from this bug report. Boot up your computer 2. I just confirmed this with 4. After reverting to kernel 2.

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This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Jean-Louis Dupond dupondje wrote on Having a problem logging in?

Jeff grapnell-gmail wrote on Tags for this Thread broadcompatchingwireless. All times are GMT Post as a guest Name. There’s nothing in the dmesg output about eth[01], wl or b I linu replace the laptop with the broadcom NICs later this week so I will not solve this. Accidentally because I borrowed a disk without thinking what version I was installing. Please add information to your original post, not in comments.


The problem is that we need to know if a receive FIFO overflow puts the chip into a state where it must be reset.

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. It tries to linix an address from dhcp and at the end it disconnects. Originally Posted by ThomasNovin.