[CentOS] Broadcom Wifi Problem

Mon Sep 5 18:39:48 UTC 2011
Nicolas Thierry-Mieg <Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr>

Michael D. Berger wrote:
> I have a Broadcom 802.11b/g hardware on my dual-boot laptop.
> Note first that in the WinXP partition, the wifi makes DHCP
> connections to my router with no problem.  Since this
> was not working in my new CentOS 6 partition, and
> remembering that there was a driver problem with the
> old Fedora partition it replaced, I followed instructions
> founs at:
> http://repecka.net/en/2011/04/19/install-broadcom-bcm4311-802-11bg-wlan-
> drivers-on-centos/
> and
> http://www.broadcom.com/docs/linux_sta/README.txt
> modifying for that fact that I use wlan0 rather than eth1.
> The wifi is now dead-in-the-water.  The wlan light now
> remains red, and neither ifconfig nor iwconfig show any
> sign of wlan0 (contra to the situation before I installed
> the new driver).  It still works in the WinXP partition.
> Suggestions for my next step in fixing this would be most
> welcome.

maybe here:

good luck