havimg problems with installing the B43 driver

Asked by Lynne Stevens on 2013-02-03

I get this problem trying to install the B43 driver for the broadcom WiFi ( total fress install )

Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ...
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.5.0-23-generic
Setting up firmware-b43-installer (1:015-14) ...
No chroot environment found. Starting normal installation
This card work with newer 5.100.138 firmware. Trying to install it.
--2013-02-02 23:22:02-- http://www.lwfinger.com/b43-firmware/broadcom-wl-5.100.138.tar.bz2
Resolving www.lwfinger.com (www.lwfinger.com)... 173.254.28.119
Connecting to www.lwfinger.com (www.lwfinger.com)|173.254.28.119|:80... failed: Connection timed out.
Retrying.

--2013-02-02 23:23:03-- (try: 2) http://www.lwfinger.com/b43-firmware/broadcom-wl-5.100.138.tar.bz2
Connecting to www.lwfinger.com (www.lwfinger.com)|173.254.28.119|:80... failed: Connection timed out.
Retrying.

--2013-02-02 23:24:05-- (try: 3) http://www.lwfinger.com/b43-firmware/broadcom-wl-5.100.138.tar.bz2
Connecting to www.lwfinger.com (www.lwfinger.com)|173.254.28.119|:80... failed: Network is unreachable.
dpkg: error processing firmware-b43-installer (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 4

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Ubuntu b43-fwcutter Edit question
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N1ck 7h0m4d4k15
Solved:
2013-02-03
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2013-02-03
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2013-02-03
Best N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #2

Maybe the network is down for now .. try again later..

Thanks

Lynne Stevens (jackie40d) said : #3

Well after I uninstalled it and re installed it for like 4 times it finally worked and I can disconnect the Netgear wg111 from it and it works on the B43 fwcutter driver NOW . . so I can sell it maybe tomorrow