What I meant was is how is your Wireless router configured, does it have security enabled and are the laptops already configured, if they are can you try to re-type the access key. I still don’t understand why they just don’t open up the code, as with the crystal hd driver they’re showing to have a positive open-source approach. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Furthermore, Broadcom never allowed free redistribution of their binary firmware, that would have permitted an out-of-the-box experience on linux way before. Get every solution instantly with premium.

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[ubuntu] Dell Wireless Wlan MiniCard

Search this Thread Advanced Search. I will check the security on the wifi and reply on that issue.

Never got a solution out of Dell for it, even though the warranty was still in effect. Find More Posts by RPeruzzi. Thanks for your response.

Looks like you may not have the kernel headers installed. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This dell wireless 1395 wlan minicard was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. As I said, I will repeat the sequence using the output from uname -R, and report the outcome.

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Error for wireless request “Set Encode” 8B2A: I wear a lot of hats If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. If you need to reset your password, click here. Further progress to next roadblock Thanks again, farslayer. But but it finishes activating, dell wireless 1395 wlan minicard pop-up disappears and it appears to be active in the Network Device Control window. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

Dell Wireless WLAN Mini Card

SET failed on device eth1 ; Invalid argument. I have seen Dells refuse to connect to WEP encryption just as you describe. Make sure you delete the profile that is listed in your Dell Wireless configuration.

Replacing existing driver with wl. All times are GMT This should get me up and running. Validate you don’t have a older wl. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.

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Help with wifi connection to Dell wireless 1395 WLAN mini card.

Last edited by RPeruzzi; dell wireless 1395 wlan minicard Anyway, until very recently none of dell wireless 1395 wlan minicard Broadcom cards worked “out-of-the-box”, as you said, in any version of Fedora.


This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. The new computers with the Dell wireless WLAN mini card can see the wifi network but they will not connect to it. Furthermore, Broadcom never allowed free redistribution of their binary firmware, that would have permitted an out-of-the-box experience on linux way before. I’ve downloaded and un-tarred the package.

Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. It’s a thin open-source abstraction layer that links to a big binary blob, similarly to the infamous Nvidia driver.

Hello borgward and ozjd, Dells are well-known to use Broadcom-based wireless cards. Note that practically all Broadcom’s competitors in the wi-fi market allow free firmware redistribution. And at least one of them doesn’t work with b43 yet. Obviously I’m on the wrong track, and taking wild guesses.