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No Wi-fi adapter found

Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:10 am

Hi everyone,

I'm running a fresh install of Solus 3. I ran the updates through the Software Center, and then installed drivers through DoFlicky. After rebooting, I am not able to see any wireless networks.
I also ran sudo eopkg up; sudo eopkg install broadcom-sta as recommended from another thread. This also did not solve the problem. The settings menu says that no Wi-fi adapter is found (

Is there anything else I can try?

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Re: No Wi-fi adapter found

Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:46 pm

What kind of wifi hardware do you have? I had the same problem with my Broadcom chip, no wifi even after installing the driver, and what got it working was this:
KerfufflyKitty wrote:
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:19 am

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sudo echo "install wl /sbin/modprobe cfg80211; /sbin/insmod /lib/modules/\$(/bin/uname -r)/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/wl.ko" > hackboot.conf
sudo mv hackboot.conf /etc/modprobe.d/
sudo echo "wl" > wl.conf
sudo mv wl.conf /etc/modules-load.d/
Then restart the computer or run sudo modprobe wl. :)
My wifi worked flawlessly after that, so maybe if you have a Broadcom chip too it might work for you?

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Re: No Wi-fi adapter found

Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:38 pm

Hi !

I followed the above steps, but was unable to perform 'sudo modprobe wl'..

However, the few additional files placed in

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allowed me to do:

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$ sudo modprobe brcmsmac

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$ sudo modprobe brcmutil

Unsure which line actually fixed it but now Broadcom Limited BCM43224 802.11a/b/g/n (IF: wlp1s0b1) gets detected again.

So thanks for pointing me in the right direction !



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