DMB Wireless-G Wireless LAN Card

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Wireless-G Wireless LAN Card
DMB Wireless-G Wireless LAN Card
ID:14e4:4320 (29 addl. devices) SS: 14e4:0453
Windows: PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_4320&SUBSYS_045314E4
none specified
Broadcom BCM4306
Broadcom BCM2050

OUI: 00:16:41 (-, 4 W)

Antenna Connection
Wireless Standards
IEEE 802.11b/g
up to 54 Mbps
up to 11 Mbps
Operating Frequency
2.4 GHz

Probable Linux driver
b43legacy or b43, depending on core revision (both are in backports)
PCI ID first seen in kernel v2.6.17 (2006-06-18)
(see also passys)

For a list of all currently documented Broadcom chipsets with specifications, see Broadcom.

54 Mbps - 2.4GHz 802.11g = G54 class


The device is a Mini PCI card on a Mini PCI -> PCI adapter.

The Mini PCI card has "BCM4306 mPCI Sagem ETS RoHS", a serial number of 06UT00256763 (obviously likely varying for other devices), and a MAC address starting with 00:16:41 (USI) printed on the label.

lspci -nnv dump

03:06.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller [14e4:4320] (rev 03)
        Subsystem: Broadcom Corporation Device [14e4:0453]
        Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 64, IRQ 22
        Memory at f9bfe000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8K]
        Kernel driver in use: b43-pci-bridge
        Kernel modules: ssb

ssb + b43 info dump

[  127.834557] ssb: Found chip with id 0x4306, rev 0x03 and package 0x00
[  127.834574] ssb: Core 0 found: ChipCommon (cc 0x800, rev 0x04, vendor 0x4243)
[  127.834585] ssb: Core 1 found: IEEE 802.11 (cc 0x812, rev 0x05, vendor 0x4243)
[  127.834595] ssb: Core 2 found: PCMCIA (cc 0x80D, rev 0x02, vendor 0x4243)
[  127.834603] ssb: Core 3 found: V90 (cc 0x807, rev 0x02, vendor 0x4243)
[  127.834612] ssb: Core 4 found: PCI (cc 0x804, rev 0x09, vendor 0x4243)
[  127.838097] ssb: Sonics Silicon Backplane found on PCI device 0000:03:06.0
[  127.858399] b43-phy3: Broadcom 4306 WLAN found (core revision 5)
[  127.886539] b43-phy3: Found PHY: Analog 2, Type 2 (G), Revision 2
[  127.911114] ieee80211 phy3: Selected rate control algorithm 'minstrel_ht'
[  127.911600] Broadcom 43xx driver loaded [ Features: PNL ]
[  128.090321] b43-phy3: Loading firmware version 666.2 (2011-02-23 01:15:07)
[  128.144708] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan19: link is not ready