Old question, but I had to solve the problem myself for a friend’s machine this week, so here it goes So, go through the install as normal not connected , and enjoy a cup of tea. Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. What drivers have you used? When i get the chance i will test it a bit more thoroughly. It still does not show up, and google is running out of novel suggestions. HP Compaq b wireless firmware Hi guys Okay a friend i was chatting to on MSN helped me o ut a bit here is the solution that worked for me..

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Please fill all the letters into the box to prove you’re human. Resetting the BIOS was the solution. The deal-breaker is always the wifi thing.

HP/Compaq b setup?

I ph to reset the bios to the default settings to get it to come on. There are some reports of a problem with the analysers – also gstreamer libraries – out there.

Most of the heavier DE’s will run sluggish, but they will run. Just 6715bb to mention that the SD Card reader works fine on this model of laptop.

HP-Compaq 6715B

Most likely though, you need to use either the wl wireess available from broadcom if your distribution doesn’t cover it or ndiswrapper with drivers from Windows XP. The whole issue with the wifi is a weird one. It would be helpful if we could see the output in regard to the card in question of ” lspci -v “. The second core does not work in the etch 2.

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So, go through the install as normal not connectedand enjoy a cup of tea. If you do not see device present then it is not the correct driver. Keep only one driver installed at a time. Find More Posts by TechieJustin.

Run alsaconf accept recommended options. Media Manager Back to top. Have anybody tried firewire on this 67155b Debian amd64 works a treat on my gbet variant. In my case it was a BCM43xx and it had loaded the b43 kernel driver.

This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure.

Unfortunatelly, we can’t change stuff like we would like. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not wifeless. Notify me of new comments via email.

In fact in older versions of Linux even if drivers work out of the box, the performance of ndiswrapper based drivers is way way better then default Linux drivers.

It does not show up in iwconfig, so I assume that I need to install drivers. You’re looking for the b43 driver. The latest Lubuntu and other modern distros do let me plug in a USB cable and transfer files between the two using a file manager. I’m just not sure where to go to enter the settings. Saurabh Barjatiya 4, 1 23 If you need to reset your password, click here.

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How to get Linux Debian working with HP Compaq 6715b

TXT accompanying the drivers source, downloadable on the Broadcom site. I inherited my linu Dell Inspiron that had such a card in it. Can’t change, can’t ask 6715n help Well If it isn’t turned on when the system boots it won’t work. Home Laptops Submit a Laptop. HP Compaq b wireless firmware Hi there i recently installed Ubuntu on my HP Compaq b and it runs with no problems save this single one and a rather big one to when i first restarted after the install there was a mssege on the screen during the boot info saying the wifi firmware was wrong and to go to “where ever” i did not get the address printed on screen it disapires to fast