If the Intel wireless adapter you are using is listed below, please upgrade your driver to Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software version = 20.70.0 (or higher version) to resolve the connectivity issues in 802.11ax routers.
However, after a recent automatic update for Windows 10 and on start up I get a notification that the Broadcom 802.11 network adapter wireless network controller is incompatible and I can't connect to the internet wirelessly (only ethernet). Have had Microsoft help trying to resolve remotely but without success. Looking at Acer website v5-571P isn't listed for Windows 10 support. Can anyone suggest a solution
An Internet connection is the ideal way to install the broadcom-wl driver; many newer laptops with Broadcom cards forgo Ethernet ports, so a USB Ethernet adapter or Android tethering may be helpful. If you have neither, you will need to first install the base-devel package during installation. Then, use another Internet-connected computer to download linux-headers and the driver tarball from the AUR, and install them in that order.
From: Marc Boucher To: lwn-AT-lwn.netSubject: Solution to use Broadcom and other unsupported Wireless LAN devices under LinuxDate: Sat, 11 Oct 2003 09:56:34 -0400LINUXANT RELEASES REVOLUTIONARY DRIVERLOADER FOR BROADCOM WIRELESS LAN DEVICES MONTREAL, QC Oct. 10, 2003 - Linuxant inc., a world-class supplier ofconsulting, software development and professional support services isannouncing the immediate availability of DriverLoader, a revolutionarycompatibility-wrapper allowing standard Windows NDIS drivers shipped byhardware vendors to be used as-is on Linux x86 systems. DriverLoader technology is the ideal Linux solution to support devices forwhich no adequate native open-source drivers are available. It also allowsvendors to drastically reduce time to market or eliminate the need to supportmultiple drivers for Windows and Linux. By using the same driver on bothplatforms, significant resources can be saved. Thanks to DriverLoader, owners of 802.11g 54mbps Wireless LAN devices (CardBusand PCI) based on Broadcom chipsets can now use their devices under Linux,enjoying the full speed of the latest Wireless LAN technology with the freedomof the renowned open-source operating-system. Broadcom chipsets are the foundation of many Notebook or Desktop Wireless LANadapter products by numerous vendors, such as Belkin, Buffalo, Cisco/Linksys,Dell, eMachines, Fujitsu, Gateway, HP/Compaq, Microsoft, Motorola, etc.. DriverLoader packages can be downloaded from Linuxant's web site at no cost*.The software is easy to install on any supported Linux distribution (RedHat,SuSE, Mandrake, Debian) with any recent 2.4 or 2.6 kernel, and includes auser-friendly Web-based configuration system. Vendors interested in using DriverLoader technology to enable their productsunder Linux should contact services-AT-linuxant.com. For more information or to download your copy of DriverLoader, please go to About Linuxant Linuxant is a world-class supplier of consulting, software development andprofessional support services. Linuxant works closely with leading vendors andOEMs of semiconductor, PC, embedded and communication/wireless products, aswell as with companies in other industries, providing technological expertiseand solutions to maximize the potential of Linux and open-source. Additionally,Linuxant develops and distributes specialized system software, such as devicedrivers for specific applications. * Linuxant is happy to provide free trial DriverLoader licenses, whilediscussions are under way with hardware vendors to finance development costs.Linuxant hopes that DriverLoader will remain free for end-users. (Log in to post comments) exclusion of reverse-engineering Posted Oct 12, 2003 16:14 UTC (Sun) by mk270 (guest, #4485) [Link]
On the one hand, it makes devices available to people who otherwise couldn't use them.On the other hand, it makes it that much easier for a company not to release programming specs for its devices, saying, oh, well, you can use the windows driver with this adapter widget. The result: as more new hardware comes out, we're going to be less and less likely to get open source drivers, and the community is going to be less and less likely to get the information it needs to make open source drivers. In the long run, this is not a good thing.On the gripping hand, if for philosophical or practical reasons you don't want to use binary-only drivers (or driver adapters) (and, yes, there are practical reasons too), it will get harder and harder to stick by your guns. E.g., where I am, in a scientific department, right now I try to convince people to buy hardware supported by default open source drivers. As others become aware of binary-only solutions, though, they'll consider them solutions, and will consider me some sort of fuddy-duddy idiot for trying to avoid them. I already get into debates I'd just rather not get into about whether or not one ought to buy nVidia video cards. (I'm not the \"not\" side of that discusson, because I don't want to be trapped into needing binary-only drivers forevermore for the hardware that I buy.)-Rob Linuxant releases DriverLoader Posted Oct 12, 2003 23:20 UTC (Sun) by dr_lha (guest, #86) [Link]
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