Linksys wireless with Ubuntu server


Been trying to get a linksys wireless card working on my server with Ubuntu 8.04. Its not the easiest thing.

My output of lspci shows:

Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 03)

And my lshw -C network:

*-network<br /> description: Network controller<br /> product: BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller<br /> vendor: Broadcom Corporation<br /> physical id: 9<br /> bus info: pci@0000:01:09.0<br /> version: 03<br /> width: 32 bits<br /> clock: 33MHz<br /> capabilities: bus_master<br /> configuration: driver=b43-pci-bridge latency=32 module=ssb<br /> *-network<br /> description: Wireless interface<br /> physical id: 1<br /> logical name: wlan0<br /> serial: 00:0f:66:f3:0e:78<br /> capabilities: ethernet physical wireless<br /> configuration: broadcast=yes multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11g<br />

And my output of iwconfig:

lo no wireless extensions.</p> <p>eth0 no wireless extensions.</p> <p>wmaster0 no wireless extensions.</p> <p>wlan0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:“My_SSID”<br /> Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: 00:1D:68:F6:5D:95<br /> Tx-Power=27 dBm<br /> Retry min limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr=2346 B<br /> Encryption key:9A25-A0A5-90<br /> Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0<br /> Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0<br /> Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0<br />

So the hardware apparently is a little tricky but I have downloaded the firmware and drivers that should support it with the correct wrapper.

Except its really not working yet.

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