debian from ethernet to wifi

Cheryl Homiak cah4110 at
Sat Sep 12 16:49:26 UTC 2015

Hmmm, that could be right. It seems to me that there have been times when I had a wlan0 but not the right driver loaded but I know that sounds contradictory so I'll have to think about it a bit.

> On Sep 12, 2015, at 8:49 AM, Geoff Shang <geoff at> wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Sep 2015, Jude DaShiell wrote:
>> I've been doing some work over here and discovered a few things. dmesg|grep -in wlan returned wlan0 as a broadcom device so I installed broadcom-sta-common with recommended packages I'm not sure if connecting the wifi adapter helped or not but will find out shortly.
> I'd guess that if you have a wlan0 device, the correct driver has already been loaded.
> Cheers,
> Geoff.
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