Guide Installation Wireless network card in vostro 1510 (DELL wireless 1500 b/g/n) in SUSE 11.2

my friends ,

after install opensuse 11.2 on Vostro 1510 perhaps you have problem by wireless network Card !
because in vostro 1510 you have: **Dell wireless 1500 Darft 802.11n WLAN Mini-card **
and Suse 11.2 after install do not have driver for this model of wireless chip you can run below command for use it
( must have superuser su -, and Internet connections , perhaps need add Packman in Yast Repositories ), good luck :

rmmod b43

rmmod ssb

zypper remove b43-fwcutter

echo “blacklist ssb” >> /etc/modprobe.d/50-blacklist.conf

echo “blacklist bcm43xx” >> /etc/modprobe.d/50-blacklist.conf

echo “blacklist b43” >> /etc/modprobe.d/50-blacklist.conf

echo “blacklist ndiswrapper” >> /etc/modprobe.d/50-blacklist.conf

zypper in broadcom-wl

zypper in broadcom-wl-kmp-desktop

modprobe wl



# echo "blacklist ssb" >> /etc/modprobe.d/50-blacklist.conf
# echo "blacklist bcm43xx" >> /etc/modprobe.d/50-blacklist.conf
# echo "blacklist b43" >> /etc/modprobe.d/50-blacklist.conf
# echo "blacklist ndiswrapper" >> /etc/modprobe.d/50-blacklist.conf

Unnecessary if using the packages from packman, they provide a file in /etc/modprobe.d/ with exactly those rules, which also will never be overwritten by an update of “sysconfig” which provides 50-blacklist.conf.

NEVER add something to that file, ALWAYS use an extra file, just call it something like 50-some_useful_name.conf and place it into /etc/,modprobe.d/.

(It makes sense to choose a name that makes sense to YOU, so maybe 50-broadcom_wl.conf in this case. But as said before, if you install the packages from packman, this is not needed, blacklisting is done by a file in that package.)

# modprobe wl
# reboot 

Not necessary, especially the rebooting.

As root

Unload b43:

modprobe -rv b43
modprobe -rv ssb

(Second one should not be needed anyway but just to be sure)

Load wl:

modprobe wl

and that’s it.

thanks boy ,do you know I only 2 days transfer from windows to linux ! , but I study linux books 1 years ago !!

Thank you amir33647 for sharing with us your solution.
With the additions of Akoellh this can be very helpfull for others.