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Running Wifi on Ubuntu 8.10 (HP 6515b)

November 2, 2008 1 comment

Intrepid Ibex comes with the Broadcom STA driver which has wl.ko module but ssb and b43 modules r loaded..

Add folowing lines to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist

blacklist ssb

blacklist b43

Reboot and check if your wifi is working or not .

If not (and the modules still got loaded into memory)

delete following modules

/lib/modules/’uname -r ‘/kernel/drivers/ssb/ssb.ko

and

/lib/modules/’uname -r ‘/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/b43/b43.ko

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Running Ubuntu 8.10 HP 6515b

November 2, 2008 Leave a comment

Stuck up at boot in Intrepid Ibex ?

In Live CD press F6 to get boot options add

acpi=off

AND in hp6515b (maybe others with such unsupported bios) also add

pnpbios=off

After install add to your /boot/grub/menu.lst to the line with kernel

acpi=off

pnpbios=off (only with unsupported bios add this)

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