By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. BB code is On. Have anybody tried firewire on this laptop? To get the firmware I used the method found at http: Media Manager Back to top.

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No problems just newer versions needed: I had to reset the bios to the default settings to get it to come on.

How to get Linux Debian working with HP Compaq b – Laurent GODON

Linus 1 to 3 of 3. I played a bit with it, but it is a crap and did not work. If you do not see device present then it is not the correct driver. Installs greatly on updated version of the b with tl64 cpu, 1 gig of ram added. April 25th, 2. For the brief version: How do you rate this laptop with Linux?

For those who want a good challenge the on-board bcm43xx wireless card can be a real pain to get working. Actually new b43 native linux driver should be best choice, I suppose.


Try to use NetworkManager for wireless connections. Post as a guest Name.

HP-Compaq 6715B

Starting at the install stage, you need to ensure that the laptop is not connected to a network or Internet in any shape or form. Different models, from sbs Home Questions Wirelses Users Unanswered. Saurabh Barjatiya 4, 1 23 By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

The it came back with a disconnected AP. I had no wirelrss getting the wlan to work with ndiswrapper and using the driver provided on the HP support page, but the wlan light never showed up once I disabled it by pressing the blue light button before shutting down the system. Aside from the minor annoyance of having to install the B43 Wireless driver, installation and operation have been a snap!

For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.

Pontus Freyhult 2. Email Required, but never shown. Just giving the laptop model does not help, because often the same model is delivered with different components in different countries or different product variants or depending on the build week.

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I don’t know how to change that short of booting to Windows temporarily and change itso you have to unblock the switch every time after booting the machine that could be scripted.

If OS is not an issue.

[ubuntu] HP Compaq b wireless firmware

You need ndiswrapper, and the driver stripper i cant remember its name, but do a file search on below and you will find it.

Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled. Install the bcm43xx driver using ndiswrapper, do not be alarmed if it says it can not detect the hardware at any time, it seems to work:. I installed Linux Mint If i boot the laptop with wireless off, it will not work. BB code is On.

Having problems with video drivers.