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  1. #1
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    Exclamation Need help with wireless drivers on MacBookPro

    hi,
    i have a macbook pro and installed BT5R1 to a partition of my harddrive..
    all woreḱed fine.
    But now it cant use my build in wireless card...
    wenn i try to open wicd it says it could not connect to D-Bus or something...

    i searched the net and found some advices like jockey-gtk.
    jockey found my card and gave me the option to install the drivers but when i try to do it it fails...
    jockey log(only last lines, atattch wont work..):
    2011-12-08 12:38:41,800 DEBUG: querying driver db <jockey.detection.OpenPrintingDriverDB instance at 0x230af38> about HardwareID('modalias', 'pci:v000014E4d00004353sv0000106Bsd00000093bc02sc8 0i00')
    2011-12-08 12:38:41,800 DEBUG: querying driver db <jockey.detection.OpenPrintingDriverDB instance at 0x230af38> about HardwareID('modalias', 'acpi:PNP0100:')
    2011-12-08 12:38:41,834 DEBUG: BroadcomWLHandler enabled(): kmod disabled, bcm43xx: blacklisted, b43: blacklisted, b43legacy: blacklisted
    2011-12-08 12:38:42,030 DEBUG: BroadcomWLHandler enabled(): kmod disabled, bcm43xx: blacklisted, b43: blacklisted, b43legacy: blacklisted
    2011-12-08 12:38:42,037 DEBUG: BroadcomWLHandler enabled(): kmod disabled, bcm43xx: blacklisted, b43: blacklisted, b43legacy: blacklisted
    2011-12-08 12:38:43,713 DEBUG: BroadcomWLHandler enabled(): kmod disabled, bcm43xx: blacklisted, b43: blacklisted, b43legacy: blacklisted
    2011-12-08 12:38:43,847 WARNING: modinfo for module wl failed: ERROR: modinfo: could not find module wl

    2011-12-08 12:38:43,847 WARNING: /sys/module/wl/drivers does not exist, cannot rebind wl driver
    2011-12-08 12:38:43,892 DEBUG: BroadcomWLHandler enabled(): kmod disabled, bcm43xx: blacklisted, b43: blacklisted, b43legacy: blacklisted
    2011-12-08 12:38:46,572 DEBUG: BroadcomWLHandler enabled(): kmod disabled, bcm43xx: blacklisted, b43: blacklisted, b43legacy: blacklisted
    2011-12-08 12:38:46,740 DEBUG: BroadcomWLHandler enabled(): kmod disabled, bcm43xx: blacklisted, b43: blacklisted, b43legacy: blacklisted
    2011-12-08 12:38:46,752 DEBUG: BroadcomWLHandler enabled(): kmod disabled, bcm43xx: blacklisted, b43: blacklisted, b43legacy: blacklisted
    2011-12-08 12:38:48,629 DEBUG: Shutting down

    i also tried to manually install the driver from http://www.broadcom.com/support/802.11/linux_sta.php
    but when i try to make i get this error:
    KBUILD_NOPEDANTIC=1 make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build M=`pwd`
    make: *** /lib/modules/2.6.39.4/build: No such file or directory. Stop.
    make: *** [all] Error 2

    here's little additional info:
    lsusb:
    Bus 002 Device 004: ID 05ac:8242 Apple, Inc. IR Receiver [built-in]
    Bus 002 Device 003: ID 05ac:8507 Apple, Inc. Built-in iSight
    Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0424:2514 Standard Microsystems Corp. USB 2.0 Hub
    Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 001 Device 009: ID 05ac:8218 Apple, Inc. Bluetooth Host Controller
    Bus 001 Device 005: ID 05ac:8403 Apple, Inc. Internal Memory Card Reader
    Bus 001 Device 004: ID 05ac:0237 Apple, Inc. Internal Keyboard/Trackpad (ISO)
    Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0a5c:4500 Broadcom Corp. BCM2046B1 USB 2.0 Hub (part of BCM2046 Bluetooth)
    Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0424:2514 Standard Microsystems Corp. USB 2.0 Hub
    Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

    ifconfigim at the moment connected via wire..)
    eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr c8:bc:c8:8b:5a:91
    inet addr:10.0.0.20 Bcast:10.0.0.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
    inet6 addr: fe80::cabc:c8ff:fe8b:5a91/64 Scope:Link
    UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
    RX packets:125014 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:65645 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
    RX bytes:182370691 (182.3 MB) TX bytes:5952431 (5.9 MB)
    Interrupt:16

    lo Link encap:Local Loopback
    inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
    inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
    UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
    RX packets:224 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:224 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
    RX bytes:33445 (33.4 KB) TX bytes:33445 (33.4 KB)


    i hope you cann give me some advice!

    faulk

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    Default Re: Need help with wireless drivers on MacBookPro

    What model Macbook are you running?

    I've got a Pro 5,5 and BT5 recognizes it immediately. Boot it in live mode from a USB or disc and see if it recognises it then.

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