Missing Firmware for WLAN

Asked by Bryan Burgess on 2011-08-08

Broadcom BCM4138 missing firmware.

I ran:
sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install hwinfo grep; sudo lshw -C network; rfkill list; sudo iwlist scanning; cat /etc/network/interfaces; cat /etc/lsb-release; lspci -nn; lsusb; sudo lshw -short; uname -a; dmesg | egrep 'acx|at76|ath|b43|bcm|brcm|CX|eth|ipw|ireless|irmware|isl|lbtf|orinoco|ndiswrapper|NPE|ound|p54|prism|rtl|rt2|rt3|rt5|rt6|rt7|usb|witch|wl';sudo dmidecode|egrep 'Manufact|Product'; iwconfig; cat /etc/modprobe.d/* | egrep 'acx|at76|ath|b43|bcm|brcm|CX|eth|ipw|irmware|isl|lbtf|orinoco|ndiswrapper|NPE|p54|prism|rtl|rt2|rt3|rt6|rt7|wmi|witch|wl'; cat /var/lib/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.state; sudo hwinfo --netcard ; ps -aux|egrep 'icd|etwork'; sudo lsmod

And got in response:
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Fetched 2,740 B in 3s (901 B/s)
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grep is already the newest version.
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  linux-headers-2.6.38-8 linux-headers-2.6.38-8-generic
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
  libhal1 libhd16
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  hwinfo libhal1 libhd16
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ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
       description: Network controller
       product: BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller
       vendor: Broadcom Corporation
       physical id: 2
       bus info: pci@0000:06:02.0
       version: 02
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: bus_master
       configuration: driver=b43-pci-bridge latency=64
       resources: irq:21 memory:c0204000-c0205fff
       description: Ethernet interface
       product: RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+
       vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
       physical id: 6
       bus info: pci@0000:06:06.0
       logical name: eth0
       version: 10
       serial: 00:16:d4:0c:9c:db
       size: 100Mbit/s
       capacity: 100Mbit/s
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
       configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=8139too driverversion=0.9.28 duplex=full ip= latency=128 link=yes maxlatency=64 mingnt=32 multicast=yes port=MII speed=100Mbit/s
       resources: irq:22 ioport:a000(size=256) memory:c020a400-c020a4ff
  *-network DISABLED
       description: Wireless interface
       physical id: 3
       logical name: wlan0
       serial: 00:14:a5:a7:5a:ed
       capabilities: ethernet physical wireless
       configuration: broadcast=yes driver=b43 driverversion=2.6.38-10-generic firmware=N/A link=no multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bg
0: hp-wifi: Wireless LAN
 Soft blocked: no
 Hard blocked: no
1: phy0: Wireless LAN
 Soft blocked: no
 Hard blocked: no
lo Interface doesn't support scanning.

eth0 Interface doesn't support scanning.

wlan0 Interface doesn't support scanning : Network is down

auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 Host Bridge [1002:5950] (rev 01)
00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 PCI Bridge [1002:5a3f]
00:05.0 PCI bridge [0604]: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 PCI Bridge [1002:5a37]
00:13.0 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 USB Host Controller [1002:4374]
00:13.1 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 USB Host Controller [1002:4375]
00:13.2 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 USB2 Host Controller [1002:4373]
00:14.0 SMBus [0c05]: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 SMBus Controller [1002:4372] (rev 11)
00:14.1 IDE interface [0101]: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 IDE Controller [1002:4376]
00:14.3 ISA bridge [0601]: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 PCI-ISA Bridge [1002:4377]
00:14.4 PCI bridge [0604]: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 PCI-PCI Bridge [1002:4371]
00:14.5 Multimedia audio controller [0401]: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 AC'97 Audio Controller [1002:4370] (rev 02)
00:14.6 Modem [0703]: ATI Technologies Inc SB400 AC'97 Modem Controller [1002:4378] (rev 02)
00:18.0 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration [1022:1100]
00:18.1 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map [1022:1101]
00:18.2 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller [1022:1102]
00:18.3 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control [1022:1103]
01:05.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon XPRESS 200M 5955 (PCIE) [1002:5955]
06:02.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller [14e4:4318] (rev 02)
06:04.0 CardBus bridge [0607]: Texas Instruments PCIxx21/x515 Cardbus Controller [104c:8031]
06:04.2 FireWire (IEEE 1394) [0c00]: Texas Instruments OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller [104c:8032]
06:04.3 Mass storage controller [0180]: Texas Instruments PCIxx21 Integrated FlashMedia Controller [104c:8033]
06:04.4 SD Host controller [0805]: Texas Instruments PCI6411/6421/6611/6621/7411/7421/7611/7621 Secure Digital Controller [104c:8034]
06:06.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ [10ec:8139] (rev 10)
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 1058:071a Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
H/W path Device Class Description
                               system Notebook
/0 bus 30A4
/0/0 memory 103KiB BIOS
/0/4 processor AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technolog
/0/4/5 memory 1MiB L2 cache
/0/4/0 memory 128KiB L1 cache
/0/4/1 memory 1MiB L2 cache
/0/c memory 1GiB System Memory
/0/c/0 memory 512MiB DIMM DRAM Synchronous
/0/c/1 memory 512MiB DIMM DRAM Synchronous
/0/100 bridge RS480 Host Bridge
/0/100/1 bridge RS480 PCI Bridge
/0/100/1/5 display Radeon XPRESS 200M 5955 (PCIE)
/0/100/5 bridge RS480 PCI Bridge
/0/100/13 bus IXP SB400 USB Host Controller
/0/100/13.1 bus IXP SB400 USB Host Controller
/0/100/13.2 bus IXP SB400 USB2 Host Controller
/0/100/14 bus IXP SB400 SMBus Controller
/0/100/14.1 scsi1 storage IXP SB400 IDE Controller
/0/100/14.1/0.0.0 /dev/cdrom disk DVDRAM GMA-4082N
/0/100/14.3 bridge IXP SB400 PCI-ISA Bridge
/0/100/14.4 bridge IXP SB400 PCI-PCI Bridge
/0/100/14.4/2 network BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g
/0/100/14.4/4 bridge PCIxx21/x515 Cardbus Controller
/0/100/14.4/4.2 bus OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Cont
/0/100/14.4/4.3 storage PCIxx21 Integrated FlashMedia Cont
/0/100/14.4/4.4 generic PCI6411/6421/6611/6621/7411/7421/7
/0/100/14.4/6 eth0 network RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+
/0/100/14.5 multimedia IXP SB400 AC'97 Audio Controller
/0/100/14.6 communication SB400 AC'97 Modem Controller
/0/101 bridge K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTranspo
/0/102 bridge K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
/0/103 bridge K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Control
/0/104 bridge K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneou
/0/1 scsi2 storage
/0/1/0.0.0 /dev/sda disk 750GB My Passport 071A
/0/1/0.0.0/1 /dev/sda1 volume 697GiB EXT4 volume
/0/1/0.0.0/2 /dev/sda2 volume 1020MiB Extended partition
/0/1/0.0.0/2/5 /dev/sda5 volume 1020MiB Linux swap / Solaris parti
/0/1/0.0.1 generic SES Device
/1 power
/2 system
/3 wlan0 network Wireless interface
Linux bryan-Pavilion-dv5000-EZ534UA-ABA 2.6.38-10-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jun 28 15:05:41 UTC 2011 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux
[ 0.000000] DMI: Hewlett-Packard Pavilion dv5000 (EZ534UA#ABA) /30A4, BIOS F.41 04/13/2006
[ 0.000000] found SMP MP-table at [c00f7c50] f7c50
[ 0.009225] SMP alternatives: switching to UP code
[ 0.140718] ACPI: No dock devices found.
[ 0.140721] HEST: Table not found.
[ 0.148793] usbcore: registered new interface driver usbfs
[ 0.148811] usbcore: registered new interface driver hub
[ 0.148840] usbcore: registered new device driver usb
[ 0.184042] pnp: PnP ACPI: found 10 devices
[ 0.220804] Switching to clocksource acpi_pm
[ 0.223835] Switched to NOHz mode on CPU #0
[ 0.276456] input: Lid Switch as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/device:00/PNP0C0D:00/input/input0
[ 0.276491] ACPI: Lid Switch [LID]
[ 0.311063] ERST: Table is not found!
[ 0.315316] i2c-core: driver [adp5520] using legacy suspend method
[ 0.315319] i2c-core: driver [adp5520] using legacy resume method
[ 0.370439] hub 1-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 0.432564] hub 2-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 0.496339] hub 3-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 0.635987] device-mapper: multipath: version 1.2.0 loaded
[ 0.635990] device-mapper: multipath round-robin: version 1.0.0 loaded
[ 0.640736] powernow-k8: Found 1 AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-34 (1 cpu cores) (version 2.20.00)
[ 0.647867] BIOS EDD facility v0.16 2004-Jun-25, 0 devices found
[ 0.748183] usb 1-4: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 2
[ 0.895733] isapnp: No Plug & Play device found
[ 1.323350] usbcore: registered new interface driver uas
[ 1.327341] sdhci-pci 0000:06:04.4: SDHCI controller found [104c:8034] (rev 0)
[ 1.327416] mmc0: no vmmc regulator found
[ 1.344573] mmc1: no vmmc regulator found
[ 1.345991] mmc2: no vmmc regulator found
[ 1.374416] b43-pci-bridge 0000:06:02.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 21 (level, low) -> IRQ 21
[ 1.386718] scsi2 : usb-storage 1-4:1.0
[ 1.387048] usbcore: registered new interface driver usb-storage
[ 1.392113] ssb: Core 0 found: ChipCommon (cc 0x800, rev 0x0D, vendor 0x4243)
[ 1.392124] ssb: Core 1 found: IEEE 802.11 (cc 0x812, rev 0x09, vendor 0x4243)
[ 1.392134] ssb: Core 2 found: PCI (cc 0x804, rev 0x0C, vendor 0x4243)
[ 1.392144] ssb: Core 3 found: PCMCIA (cc 0x80D, rev 0x07, vendor 0x4243)
[ 1.435159] ssb: Sonics Silicon Backplane found on PCI device 0000:06:02.0
[ 1.591452] 8139too 0000:06:06.0: eth0: RealTek RTL8139 at 0xa000, 00:16:d4:0c:9c:db, IRQ 22
[ 20.449794] lp: driver loaded but no devices found
[ 21.097566] eth0: link down
[ 21.098373] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth0: link is not ready
[ 21.773108] yenta_cardbus 0000:06:04.0: CardBus bridge found [103c:30a4]
[ 22.588494] b43-phy0: Broadcom 4318 WLAN found (core revision 9)
[ 22.751828] Registered led device: b43-phy0::radio
[ 22.751885] Broadcom 43xx driver loaded [ Features: PNL, Firmware-ID: FW13 ]
[ 22.897993] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 22.897999] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43-open/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 22.898003] b43-phy0 ERROR: You must go to http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/b43#devicefirmware and download the correct firmware for this driver version. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.
[ 23.104374] Console: switching to colour frame buffer device 160x50
[ 41.799728] eth0: link up, 100Mbps, full-duplex, lpa 0x45E1
[ 41.800050] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): eth0: link becomes ready
[ 52.528023] eth0: no IPv6 routers present
[ 1496.424495] eth0: link down
[ 1509.396801] eth0: link up, 100Mbps, full-duplex, lpa 0x45E1
[ 1837.217882] eth0: link down
[ 1879.112960] eth0: link up, 100Mbps, full-duplex, lpa 0x45E1
[ 1881.376791] eth0: link down
[ 1887.019247] eth0: link up, 100Mbps, full-duplex, lpa 0x45E1
 Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
 Product Name: Pavilion dv5000 (EZ534UA#ABA)
 Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
 Product Name: 30A4
 Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
 Manufacturer: AuthenticAMD
 Manufacturer: Not Specified
 Manufacturer: Not Specified
 Manufacturer: Not Specified
 SBDS Manufacture Date: 1980-00-00
 Manufacturer Name: Hewlett-Packard
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:off/any
          Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=0 dBm
          Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
          Power Management:off

install snd-rawmidi /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install snd-rawmidi $CMDLINE_OPTS && { /sbin/modprobe --quiet --use-blacklist snd-seq-midi ; : ; }
# which ath5k cannot recover. To prevent this condition, stop
blacklist ath_pci
blacklist eth1394
# replaced by p54pci
blacklist prism54
# replaced by b43 and ssb.
blacklist bcm43xx
blacklist uart6850
blacklist twl4030_wdt

> hal.1: read hal dataprocess 2760: arguments to dbus_move_error() were incorrect, assertion "(dest) == NULL || !dbus_error_is_set ((dest))" failed in file dbus-errors.c line 280.
This is normally a bug in some application using the D-Bus library.
libhal.c 3483 : Error unsubscribing to signals, error=The name org.freedesktop.Hal was not provided by any .service files
25: PCI 602.0: 0282 WLAN controller
  [Created at pci.318]
  Unique ID: y9sn.1jgFTWqeHhC
  Parent ID: qscc.hTSZxA6Z5F6
  SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.4/0000:06:02.0
  SysFS BusID: 0000:06:02.0
  Hardware Class: network
  Model: "Hewlett-Packard Company Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN"
  Vendor: pci 0x14e4 "Broadcom"
  Device: pci 0x4318 "BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller"
  SubVendor: pci 0x103c "Hewlett-Packard Company"
  SubDevice: pci 0x1355 "Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN"
  Revision: 0x02
  Driver: "b43-pci-bridge"
  Driver Modules: "ssb"
  Device File: wlan0
  Features: WLAN
  Memory Range: 0xc0204000-0xc0205fff (rw,non-prefetchable)
  IRQ: 21 (no events)
  HW Address: 00:14:a5:a7:5a:ed
  Link detected: no
  WLAN channels: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
  WLAN frequencies: 2.412 2.417 2.422 2.427 2.432 2.437 2.442 2.447 2.452 2.457 2.462 2.467 2.472 2.484
  WLAN encryption modes: WEP40 WEP104 TKIP CCMP
  WLAN authentication modes: open sharedkey wpa-psk wpa-eap
  Module Alias: "pci:v000014E4d00004318sv0000103Csd00001355bc02sc80i00"
  Driver Info #0:
    Driver Status: ssb is active
    Driver Activation Cmd: "modprobe ssb"
  Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown
  Attached to: #17 (PCI bridge)

30: PCI 606.0: 0200 Ethernet controller
  [Created at pci.318]
  Unique ID: rBUF.qgZcz+lF1Y4
  Parent ID: qscc.hTSZxA6Z5F6
  SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.4/0000:06:06.0
  SysFS BusID: 0000:06:06.0
  Hardware Class: network
  Model: "Realtek RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+"
  Vendor: pci 0x10ec "Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd."
  Device: pci 0x8139 "RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+"
  SubVendor: pci 0x103c "Hewlett-Packard Company"
  SubDevice: pci 0x30a4
  Revision: 0x10
  Driver: "8139too"
  Driver Modules: "8139too"
  Device File: eth0
  I/O Ports: 0xa000-0xafff (rw)
  Memory Range: 0xc020a400-0xc020a4ff (rw,non-prefetchable)
  IRQ: 22 (29518 events)
  HW Address: 00:16:d4:0c:9c:db
  Link detected: yes
  Module Alias: "pci:v000010ECd00008139sv0000103Csd000030A4bc02sc00i00"
  Driver Info #0:
    Driver Status: 8139too is active
    Driver Activation Cmd: "modprobe 8139too"
  Driver Info #1:
    Driver Status: 8139cp is active
    Driver Activation Cmd: "modprobe 8139cp"
  Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown
  Attached to: #17 (PCI bridge)
Warning: bad ps syntax, perhaps a bogus '-'? See http://procps.sf.net/faq.html
root 489 0.0 0.4 25492 4400 ? Ssl 12:59 0:00 NetworkManager
root 2454 0.0 0.1 2552 1200 ? S 13:30 0:00 /sbin/dhclient -d -4 -sf /usr/lib/NetworkManager/nm-dhcp-client.action -pf /var/run/dhclient-eth0.pid -lf /var/lib/dhcp/dhclient-abbe71f8-0a65-4575-87de-2e88143cd612-eth0.lease -cf /var/run/nm-dhclient-eth0.conf eth0
bryan 2776 0.0 0.0 4148 840 pts/0 S+ 13:43 0:00 egrep --color=auto icd|etwork
Module Size Used by
parport_pc 32111 0
ppdev 12849 0
radeon 900494 3
snd_atiixp 19400 2
arc4 12473 2
binfmt_misc 13213 1
b43 296610 0
snd_seq_midi 13132 0
snd_rawmidi 25269 1 snd_seq_midi
mac80211 257001 1 b43
ttm 65184 1 radeon
snd_seq_midi_event 14475 1 snd_seq_midi
joydev 17322 0
snd_seq 51291 2 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_atiixp_modem 18624 5
snd_via82xx_modem 18305 0
snd_intel8x0m 18493 0
pcmcia 39671 0
snd_ac97_codec 105614 4 snd_atiixp,snd_atiixp_modem,snd_via82xx_modem,snd_intel8x0m
ac97_bus 12642 1 snd_ac97_codec
drm_kms_helper 40745 1 radeon
snd_pcm 80042 7 snd_atiixp,snd_atiixp_modem,snd_via82xx_modem,snd_intel8x0m,snd_ac97_codec
snd_timer 28659 2 snd_seq,snd_pcm
snd_seq_device 14110 3 snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
drm 180037 5 radeon,ttm,drm_kms_helper
hp_wmi 13418 0
sparse_keymap 13666 1 hp_wmi
cfg80211 156212 2 b43,mac80211
yenta_socket 27230 0
tifm_7xx1 12898 0
pcmcia_rsrc 18292 1 yenta_socket
video 18951 0
psmouse 73312 0
i2c_algo_bit 13184 1 radeon
tifm_core 15040 1 tifm_7xx1
snd 55295 22 snd_atiixp,snd_rawmidi,snd_atiixp_modem,snd_via82xx_modem,snd_seq,snd_intel8x0m,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
pcmcia_core 21505 3 pcmcia,yenta_socket,pcmcia_rsrc
shpchp 32345 0
serio_raw 12990 0
soundcore 12600 1 snd
ati_agp 13202 0
i2c_piix4 13095 0
snd_page_alloc 14073 5 snd_atiixp,snd_atiixp_modem,snd_via82xx_modem,snd_intel8x0m,snd_pcm
k8temp 12872 0
lp 13349 0
parport 36746 3 parport_pc,ppdev,lp
ses 17137 0
enclosure 14656 1 ses
firewire_ohci 31504 0
8139too 23208 0
usb_storage 43946 2
8139cp 22497 0
sdhci_pci 13623 0
uas 17676 0
ssb 45942 1 b43
firewire_core 56138 1 firewire_ohci
pata_atiixp 12968 0
sdhci 22720 1 sdhci_pci
crc_itu_t 12627 1 firewire_core

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Ubfan (ubfan1) said : #2

Try installing the missing firmware. From a terminal (ctrl-alt-t), type
sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer

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