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Wifi for a (32-bit) Intel Core Duo iMac
« on: January 20, 2019, 02:18:02 pm »
I've not been successful at setting up wireless networking on my 2006 Intel Core Duo-based iMac running P9.  I've read the recommended "include this" info below, and would be grateful for any guidance.

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kim@kim-iMac ~ $ sudo lspci -vnn | grep -i net
[sudo] password for kim:
02:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8053 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller [11ab:4362] (rev 22)
03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Limited BCM4311 802.11a/b/g [14e4:4312] (rev 01)
kim@kim-iMac ~ $ sudo lshw -C network
  *-network                 
       description: Ethernet interface
       product: 88E8053 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
       vendor: Marvell Technology Group Ltd.
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0
       logical name: enp2s0
       version: 22
       serial: 00:16:cb:83:85:e6
       size: 100Mbit/s
       capacity: 1Gbit/s
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm vpd msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list rom ethernet physical tp 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt 1000bt-fd autonegotiation
       configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=sky2 driverversion=1.30 duplex=full ip=10.0.0.18 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes port=twisted pair speed=100Mbit/s
       resources: irq:26 memory:88200000-88203fff ioport:1000(size=256) memory:88220000-8823ffff
  *-network UNCLAIMED
       description: Network controller
       product: BCM4311 802.11a/b/g
       vendor: Broadcom Limited
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:03:00.0
       version: 01
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list
       configuration: latency=0
       resources: memory:88100000-88103fff
kim@kim-iMac ~ $ iwconfig
lo        no wireless extensions.

enp2s0    no wireless extensions.

kim@kim-iMac ~ $ ifconfig
enp2s0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500
        inet 10.0.0.18  netmask 255.255.255.0  broadcast 10.0.0.255
        inet6 fe80::b948:7919:3750:6052  prefixlen 64  scopeid 0x20<link>
        ether 00:16:cb:83:85:e6  txqueuelen 1000  (Ethernet)
        RX packets 303066  bytes 420371784 (420.3 MB)
        RX errors 0  dropped 0  overruns 0  frame 0
        TX packets 128233  bytes 10388992 (10.3 MB)
        TX errors 0  dropped 0 overruns 0  carrier 0  collisions 0
        device interrupt 16 

lo: flags=73<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING>  mtu 65536
        inet 127.0.0.1  netmask 255.0.0.0
        inet6 ::1  prefixlen 128  scopeid 0x10<host>
        loop  txqueuelen 1000  (Local Loopback)
        RX packets 1074  bytes 94897 (94.8 KB)
        RX errors 0  dropped 0  overruns 0  frame 0
        TX packets 1074  bytes 94897 (94.8 KB)
        TX errors 0  dropped 0 overruns 0  carrier 0  collisions 0

kim@kim-iMac ~ $ sudo iwlist scan
lo        Interface doesn't support scanning.

enp2s0    Interface doesn't support scanning.

kim@kim-iMac ~ $ rfkill list
0: hci0: Bluetooth
Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no

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« Last Edit: January 20, 2019, 02:43:24 pm by pin »
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Re: Wifi for a (32-bit) Intel Core Duo iMac [SOLVED]
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2019, 03:02:20 pm »
Following the command in your first referenced link seems to have resolved it, thanks!

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Re: Wifi for a (32-bit) Intel Core Duo iMac
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2019, 03:32:46 pm »
You're welcome!
Thx for marking the topic Solved.
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